English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Friday, October 30, 2015

Bl. John Slade - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Slade - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Slade, Roman Catholic layman and English Martyr. John denied King Henry Viii’s supremacy in religious matters and was arrested and tried with Blessed John Bodey. They were hanged, drawn, and quartered at Winchester. Feastday: October 30

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Bl. Maria Restituta - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Maria Restituta - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Maria Restituta, Roman Catholic Nun and Martyr. Sr. Mary Restituta was arrested by the Gestapo and accused not only of hanging the crosses but also of having written a poem mocking Hitler.On 29 October 1942 she was sentenced to death by the guillotine. Feastday: October 29 The Nazis offered her freedom if she would abandon the Franciscan sisters, but she refused. When a request for clemency reached the desk of Martin Bormann, a high ranking Nazi official, he replied that her execution would provide “effective intimidation” for others who might want to resist the Nazis. She spent the rest of her days in prison caring for other prisoners. She was beheaded on 30 March 1943. She was 48 years old. Feastday Oct 29

Douai Martyrs - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Douai Martyrs - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Martyrs of Douai, Roman Catholic Priests and Martyrs in England. A group of 160 priests trained at the English College of Douai, in France. They were martyred in England and Wales during the century following the foundation of the famed college by Cardinal William Allen in 1568. All perished at the hands of English authorities while laboring to reconvert the island. Feastday Oct 29

St. Cuthbert Mayne - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Cuthbert Mayne - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Cuthbert Mayne, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Before being brought to the place of execution, Mayne was offered his life in return for a renunciation of his religion and an acknowledgment of the supremacy of the queen as head of the church. Declining both offers, he kissed a copy of the Bible, declaring that, "the queen neither ever was, nor is, nor ever shall be, the head of the church of England". Feastday Oct 29

Monday, October 26, 2015

St. Cuthbert of Canterbury - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Cuthbert of Canterbury - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Cuthbert of Canterbury, Roman Catholic Benedictine archbishop of Canterbury. He was a monk at Lyminge, in Kent, England, until about 736, when he was appointed the bishop of Hereford.
About 740, he became the archbishop of Canterbury. He is remembered as one of St. Boniface's correspondents in England. Feastday Oct 26

St. Alfred the Great - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Alfred the Great - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Alfred the Great-Roman Catholic King of England- Feastday October 26

Sunday, October 25, 2015

St. John Houghton - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Houghton - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Houghton, Roman Catholic Carthusian Monk and Protomartyr of the English Reformation. He refused to swear to the Oath of Supremacy, the first man to make this refusal. Dragged through the streets, he was executed at Tyburn with four companions by being hanged, drawn, and quartered. Parts of his remains were put on display in assorted spots throughout London. Feastday Oct 25

St. Ambrose Edward Barlow - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Ambrose Edward Barlow - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Ambrose Edward Barlow, Roman Catholic Benedictine Priest and English Martyr. he was taken from Lancaster Castle, drawn on a hurdle to the place of execution, hanged, dismembered, quartered, and boiled in oil. His head was afterwards exposed on a pike. Feastday Oct 25

St. John Roberts - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Roberts - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Roberts, Roman Catholic Benedictine Priest and English Martyr. With Blessed Thomas Somers, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday Oct 25

Friday, October 23, 2015

Bl. Thomas Thwing - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Thwing - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Thwing, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was condemned and hanged, drawn, and quartered at York. Feastday Oct 23

Monday, October 19, 2015

St. Philip Howard - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Philip Howard - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St, Phillip Howard Roman catholic English martyr. Feastday Oct 19

St. Charles Garnier - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Charles Garnier - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Charles Garnier, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and Martyr. Charles was murdered by a war party of Iroquois, He is one of the North American Martyrs. Feastday Oct 19

Saturday, October 17, 2015

St. Ethelbert and Etheired - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Ethelbert and Etheired - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Sts. Ethelbert and Etheired, Roman Catholics and English Martyrs. Martyred great grandsons of King Ethelbert of Kent, England (d. 616), at Eastery near Sandwich. Their shrine is at Ramsey Abbey in Huntingdonshire. Feast day is October 17th.

St. Richard Gwyn - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Richard Gwyn - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Richard Gwyn, Roman Catholic Layman and English Martyr. He Converted from Protestantism, he returned to Wales in 1562, married, had six children, and opened a school. Arrested in 1579, he spent four years in prison before his execution by being hanged, drawn, and quartered at Wrexham on October 15, for being a Catholic. Feastday Oct 17

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Bl. John Robinson - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Robinson - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Robinson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Ordained in 1585, John went back to England and was executed at Ipswich. Feastday Oct 1

St. Ralph Crockett - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Ralph Crockett - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Ralph Crockett, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Ralph was martyred at Chichester by being hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday Oct 1

Bl. Edward James - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Edward James - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Edward James, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Returning as a missionary to England, he was arrested and martyred at Chichester. Feastday Oct 1

Bl. Robert Wilcox - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Robert Wilcox - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Robert Wilcox, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Robert was arrested in Marsh sea. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered with Blessed Robert Widmerpool at Canterbury. Feastday Oct 1