John Stubbes and William Page lost their right hands on Tuesday November 3, 1579, for libel against the Queen for writing and publishing A gaping gulf. "Camden's eye-witness account, also printed by Harington and circulated in manuscript, recounts Stubbe's speech on the scaffold" (Oxford DNB)
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Extended title: Speeches and letters of John Stubbes and William Page on losing their right hands, 1579 17th century?