English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

THEY CHOSE TO OBEY THE CHURCH RATHER THAN CIVIL AUTHORITY

Bl. William Andleby
Feastday: July 4
1597
Martyr of England. Born at Eton, near Beverley, England, he studied at St. Johns College, Cambridge, and was converted to Catholicism on the way to fight the Spanish. He went to Douai, France, and was ordained in 1577. Returning home, he worked inYorkshire and Lincolnshire for two decades. Arrested and condemned, he was executed at York with Thomas Warcop and two companions. He was beatified in 1929.


Bl. Thomas Bosgrave
Feastday: July 4
1594
English martyr. The nephew of Sir J. Arundel, Thomas was arrested by English authorities at Arundel's Chidicock Castle in Dorset. He was hanged at Dorchester with Blessed John Cornelius and two of his servants. He was beatified.


Bl. Thomas Warcop
Feastday: July 4
1597
English martyr. A gentleman in Yorkshire, England, who sheltered Blessed William Andleby. He was arrested and condemned for giving this aid and hanged atYork with three companions on July 4.

Bl. Edward Fulthrop
Feastday: July 4
1597
An English martyr at Yorkshire. He reconciled to the faith and was martyred at York. Edward was beatified in 1929.

St. Henry Abbot, Blessed
Feastday: July 4
1597
Martyr of England. A native of Howden, England, Henry became a convert to the Church and was duly arrested and hanged at York. Pope Pius XI beatified him 1929.

Bl. John Carey
Feastday: July 4
1594
Martyr of England, an Irish layman. He was the servant of Blessed Thomas Bosgrave and was put to death with Blesseds Thomas Bosgrave, John Cornelius, and Patrick Salmon at Dorchester in Oxfordshire. They were beatified in 1929.


Bl. John Cornelius
Feastday: July 4
1594
Martyred Jesuit of England. He was of Irish descent and was bom in Bodmin. Educated at Oxford, he went to Reims and then Rome where he was ordained in 1583. John went to England the next year, where he used the alias Mohun, and where he became a Jesuit. He was discovered at Lady Arundel’s Castle in Dorset. In 1594 , after working for ten years in Lanherne, he was executed at Dorchester, Oxfordshire, with Blesseds Thomas Bosgrave, John Carey, and Patrick Salmon. They were beatified in 1929.

Bl. Patrick Salmon
Feastday: July 4
1594
Martyr of England. He was a servant of Blessed Thomas Bosgrave and was martyred with him at Dorchester, England. They were charged with sheltering a priest.