English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Another July Martyr--From Wales

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Another July Martyr--From Wales: Blessed William Davies was beatified with the other 84 Martyrs of England and Wales in 1985 by Pope John Paul II. According to the Catholic ...

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Bl. John Ingram - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Ingram - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Ingram, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday July 26

Bl. William Ward - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Ward - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. William Ward, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. On July 26, he was executed at Tyburn. Feastday July 26

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Five Martyrs on July 26

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Five Martyrs on July 26: Blessed John Ingram and Blessed George Swallowell in 1594. Blesseds Edward Thwing and Robert Nutter in 1600. Blessed William Ward ...

Sunday, July 24, 2016

St. Lewina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Lewina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Lewina, Martyred virgin of England, a Briton slain by invading Saxons. In 1058, her relics were translated from Seaford, in Sussex, England, to Berques in Flanders, Belgium. Feastday July 24

Friday, July 22, 2016

Sts. Philip Evans & John Lloyd, Martyrs - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Sts. Philip Evans & John Lloyd, Martyrs - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Sts. Philip Evans & John Lloyd, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priests and English Martyrs, they were tried for being priests and coming to England and Wales contrary to the provisions of the law, and were declared guilty of treason for exercising their priesthood.Feastday July 22

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

St. John Plessington - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Plessington - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Plessington, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, he was imprisoned for two months, and then hanged, drawn and quartered for the crime of being a Catholic priest. Feastday July 19

Monday, July 18, 2016

18th July - Saints Edburga of Bicester and Edburga of Winchester - Independent Catholic News

18th July - Saints Edburga of Bicester and Edburga of Winchester - Independent Catholic News: These were two early English saints. St Edburga of Bicester died around 650. She was a nun and probably an abbess. The base of a shrine dedicated to her can still be seen in the church at Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire. Her namesake, St Edburga of Winchester, lived 300 years later. She was a daughter of Edward the Elder, King of Wessex and grand daughter of King Alfred the Great. She became

Saturday, July 16, 2016

13th July - Saint Mildred - Independent Catholic News

13th July - Saint Mildred - Independent Catholic News: Abbess. This early English saint was the daughter of Merewald, king of Mercia and Ermenburga, princess of Kent. St Mildred went to a convent school near Paris. Her parents wanted to arrange a marriage for her, but she refused and became a nun at Minster-in-Thanet. The abbey had been built by her mother on land provided by Egbert of Kent in compensation for murdering her brothers.