English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Monday, December 05, 2016

St. John Almond - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Almond - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Almond, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday Dec.5

Saturday, December 03, 2016

St. Lucius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Lucius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Lucius Roman Catholic Ruler of Britain who wrote to Pope St. Eleutherius for missionaries. A convert, he established the dioceses of London, England, and Llandalf, Wales. Feastday Dec.3

Bl. Edward Coleman - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Edward Coleman - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Edward Coleman, Roman Catholic layman and English Martyr. He was executed at Tyburn. Feastday Dec.3

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Bl. Richard Langley Roman Catholic English Martyr,

St. Callistus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Richard Langley Roman Catholic English Martyr, hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday Dec.1

Bl. John Beche - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Beche - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Beche, Roman Catholic Benedictine English Martyr, tortured and then hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday Dec.1

St. Alexander Briant - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Alexander Briant - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Alexander Briant, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr, tortured and then hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday Dec.1

1st December - Saint Edmund Campion - Independent Catholic News

1st December - Saint Edmund Campion - Independent Catholic News: Jesuit priest and martyr. Born around 1540, Campion was the son of a London bookseller and educated at Christ's hospital. He won a scholarship to St John's College Oxford in 1557 where he was a brilliant and popular student. When Queen Elizabeth I visited Oxford in 1566 he was chosen by the university as orator to welcome her. Edmund was ordained as an Anglican deacon in 1569, but openly expressed his uncertainty about his religious beliefs.

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: 435 Years Ago Today at Tyburn

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: 435 Years Ago Today at Tyburn: From Gerard Kilroy, Edmond Campion biographer extraordinaire, a reflection  on the response in England and abroad after his execution on D...

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Temptation of a Martyr: Blessed Alexander Crow...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Temptation of a Martyr: Blessed Alexander Crow...: Wikipedia has this brief entry for today's martyr: Alexander Crow (died 1586/7) was born in Yorkshire around 1550. He took up an earl...

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

29th November - Saint Brendan of Birr - Independent Catholic News

29th November - Saint Brendan of Birr - Independent Catholic News: Irish abbot. St Brendan was one of the early monastic Irish saints. He was a friend and disciple of St Columba. Brendan of Birr is said to have been of a noble Munster family. He studied at the Clonard monastery and it was here that he became a friend and companion of Ciarán of Saigir and Brendan of Clonfert. It is said that the average number of scholars under instruction at Clonard was 3,000.

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Martyrs on November 29 in 1588 and 1596

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Martyrs on November 29 in 1588 and 1596: Blessed Edward Burden :  After studying at Oxford University’s Trinity College, Edward Burden, of County Durham, England, journeyed to the ...

Monday, November 28, 2016

Bl. James Thompson - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. James Thompson - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. James Thompson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was hanged at York. Feastday Nov.28

Sunday, November 20, 2016

St. Edmund the Martyr - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Edmund the Martyr - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Edmund, Roman Catholic English King and Martyr, he refused the Danes' demand that he renounce Christ: the Danes beat him, shot him with arrows and then beheaded him. Feastday Nov.20

St. Edmund Rich - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online