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People/Characters: Richard Topcliffe

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Come Rack! Come Rope! by Robert Hugh Benson
I, Elizabeth by Rosalind Miles
Ink and Steel by Elizabeth Bear
Martyr by Rory Clements
A Murder of Crows by P.F. Chisholm
The Queen's Man by Rory Clements
Shakespeare's Daughter by Peter W. Hassinger

Character description

Richard Topcliffe (14 November 1531 – 1604) was a landowner and Member of Parliament during the reign of Elizabeth I of England. He became notorious as a priest-hunter and torturer and was often referred to as the Queen's principal "interrogator"

Richard Topcliffe in Wikipedia

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