Khanyile Cross (Martyr's Cross)

Physical Address

Eshowe
3815

Description

The first Christian martyr in Zululand, Madamusela Khanyile was executed for his Christian beliefs in 1877. He was killed on the hill to the east of Eshowe and the site is marked with a simple iron cross. The martyr's cross is sometimes confused with the Mandawe cross.


    

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