English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

23 May St William of Rochester in Kent

23 May St William of Rochester in Kent

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: A Cardinal's Hat and Sainthood for Bishop John Fis...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: A Cardinal's Hat and Sainthood for Bishop John Fis...: Pope Paul III passed over the notion that Henry VIII had stripped Bishop John Fisher of his episcopal status and declared the impriso...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury

St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury, Roman Catholic Queen and mother of Kings Edwy of the Saxons and Edgar, King of England, and wife of Edmund the First. She gave up public life and became a Benedictine nun at Shaftesbury.

Sunday, May 07, 2017

English Historical Fiction Authors: Who was Robert Catesby? A look at the real Man Be...

English Historical Fiction Authors: Who was Robert Catesby? A look at the real Man Be...: by Linda Root Why May and not November? One would expect a post about the mastermind behind the Gunpowder Treason to appear on Nov...

Friday, May 05, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Agnes Tilney Howard Leaves the Tower

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Agnes Tilney Howard Leaves the Tower: The Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, Agnes Tilney Howard, was freed from the Tower of London on May 5, 1542, even though she had been found gui...

Bl. John Haile, Roman Catholic English Priest and Martyr

Bl. John Haile, Roman Catholic English Priest and Martyr a companion in death of St. John Houghton at Tyburn. He was an elderly secular priest, the vicar of Isleworth, Middlesex, when he was arrested by King Henry VIII’s men. John was executed at Tyburn. Feastday may5

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Bl. Carthusian Martyrs, English monks of the Carthusian Order put to death by King Henry VIII

Bl. Carthusian Martyrs, English monks of the Carthusian Order put to death by King Henry VIII because of their continued allegiance to the pope and the authority of the Holy See. Feastday May 4

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Preparation for the Feast of the English Martyrs

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Preparation for the Feast of the English Martyrs: Although this Feast is only celebrated in the dioceses of England on the Fourth of May, I always highlight it here and with an interview o...