English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Bl. Alexander Rawlins - Saints

Bl. Alexander Rawlins - Saints

Bl. Alexander Rawlins, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Missionary, and companion in death with Henry Walpole. Alexander was born in Worcestershire, England, where he was jailed twice for his fervent Catholicism. In 1589 he went to the English seminary in Reims and was ordained there in 1590. Returning to England the following year, Alexander was arrested. He was condemned to death and on April 7, 1595, and along with Henry Walpole was hanged, drawn, and quartered in York, England. Feastday April 7


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