English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Friday, November 20, 2015

St. Edmund Rich - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Edmund Rich - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Edmund Rich, Roman Catholic Priest. Edmund preached a crusade for Pope Gregory IX and was named archbishop of Canterbury. Feastday: November 20

Thursday, November 19, 2015

20th November - Saint Edmund - Independent Catholic News

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Bl. John Thorne - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Thorne - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Thorne, Roman Catholic Benedictine Martyr of England. The Treasurer of Glastonbury Abbey, he was martyred with Blessed Richard Whiting and Blessed Roger James for protecting various treasures of Glastonbury from seizure by the rapacious minions of King Henry VIII of England. Feastday Nov 15

Bl. Roger James - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Roger James - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Roger James, Roman Catholic Benedictine Martyr of England. Monk of Glastonbury Abbey, when the monks opposed the royal decree, Roger was hanged, drawn, and quartered on Tor Hill, over looking Glastonbury, with his abbot, Blessed Richard Whiting, and with Blessed John Thome. Feastday Nov 15

Bl. Richard Whiting - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Richard Whiting - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Richard Whiting, Roman Catholic Benedictine Martyr of England. Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey, he refused to surrender his celebrated abbey into the hands of the crown, he was condemned as a traitor and hanged on Tor Hill, overlooking Glastonbury, with Blesseds Roger James and John Thorne. Feastday Nov 15


Bl. Hugh Green - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Hugh Green - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Hugh Green, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. His executioner was quite unskilled and could not find Green's heart; the butchery, with appalling cruelty, was prolonged for nearly half an hour. After his execution, the mob played football with his head. Feastday Nov 11

Bl. John Eynon - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Eynon - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Eynon, Roman Catholic Benedictine Priest and English Martyr. John served as the pastor of the local parish in St. Giles. He refused to surrender the parish to the authorities and was taken to Reading Abbey. He was executed at the abbey gateway with Blessed Hugh Farington and Blessed John Rugg Feastday Nov 15

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Justus of Canterbury - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Justus of Canterbury - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Justus of Canterbury, Roman Catholic Priest. the fourth Archbishop of Canterbury. He was sent from Italy to England by Pope Gregory the Great, on a mission to Christianize the Anglo-Saxons from their native paganism, probably arriving with the second group of missionaries despatched in 601. Justus became the first Bishop of Rochester in 604. Feastday Nov 10

Monday, November 02, 2015

Bl. John Bodey - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Bodey - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Bodey, Roman Catholic and English Martyr. When he repudiated King Henry VIII’s claim of supremacy in spiritual matters, he was arrested in 1550. John was imprisoned at Winchester until 1583, when he was taken on November 2 to Andover where he was hanged. Feastday: November 2