The Miraculous Resurrection of Anne Greene

Anne Greene is one of the reasons why some people used to have a morbid fear of premature burial. In December 1650, Anne Green, an English servant girl, was hanged for the infanticide of her unborn child. Because she was a convicted criminal, Greene’s body was not buried but sent to the University of Oxford for dissection where physicians discovered that she was not dead. A day later she was revived. Greene’s remarkable recovery was made even more incredible by the court’s decision to exonerate her and let Greene live.

Listen beautiful relax classics on our Youtube channel.

A woodcut from 1651 depicting the hanging of Anne Greene.


No votes yet.
Please wait...