English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Monday, May 30, 2016

St. Luke Kirby - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Luke Kirby - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Luke Kirby, Roman Catholic English Martyr, imprisoned in the Tower of London and subjected to the infamous device “Scavenger’s Daughter.” a hideous form of torture executed at Tyburn.Feastday May 30

Bl. William Filby, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr executed at Tyburn with three companions on May 30.

Bl. Lawrence Richardson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr executed at Tyburn on May 30.

Bl. Maurus Scott Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on May 30 with Blessed Richard Newport

Bl. Richard Newport, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday May30

Bl. Thomas Cottam, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr executed at Tyburn with three companions on May 30.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Bl. Richard Thirkeld - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Richard Thirkeld - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Richard Thirkeld, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, Ordained in 1579, he went back to England and served the Catholics in the area around Yorkshire until his execution for being a priest on May 29 at York. Feastday May29

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Daily Reading for Saturday, May 28th, 2016 HD

Bl. Robert Johnson - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Robert Johnson - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Robert Johnson, Roman Catholic Priest English Martyr, martyred at Tyburn by being hanged, drawn, and quartered.Feastday May28

Bl. Thomas Ford - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Ford - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Ford, Roman Catholic Priest English Martyr, martyred on May 28 at Tyburn by being hanged, drawn, and quartered.Feastday May28

Bl. John Shert - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Shert - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Shert, Roman Catholic Priest English Martyr, martyred at Tyburn by being hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday May28

Bl. John Shert - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Shert - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Shert, Roman Catholic Priest English Martyr, martyred at Tyburn by being hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday May28

English Historical Fiction Authors: Margaret Pole’s Wild Ride on Fortune’s Wheel

English Historical Fiction Authors: Margaret Pole’s Wild Ride on Fortune’s Wheel: by Samantha Wilcoxson Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, is possibly best known for her botched execution. One of the last victims of H...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Three Priests at Tyburn and the "Rome and Rheims P...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Three Priests at Tyburn and the "Rome and Rheims P...: Fathers Thomas Ford, John Shert, and Robert Johnson were hung, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on May 28, 1582. According to the Catholic ...

Friday, May 27, 2016

27th May - Saint Augustine of Canterbury - Independent Catholic News

27th May - Saint Augustine of Canterbury - Independent Catholic News: Bishop and missionary. Known as the Apostle of the English, St Augustine was a Benedictine monk and Prior of St Andrew's in Rome when Pope Gregory the Great sent him with a band of 40 missionaries to evangelise England. They landed at Ebbsfleet near Ramsgate in 597. Augustine soon converted the local King Ethelbert whose wife Bertha, daughter of the King of Paris, was already Christian. Rather than ban pagan customs his

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Ten Reasons to Honor St. Edmund Campion: August 31...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Ten Reasons to Honor St. Edmund Campion: August 31...: Fresh from his latest torture session, bereft of books or any sources but his memory and his wit, the Jesuit priest Edmund Campion debated...

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Blessed John Forest, Observant Friar and Martyr

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Blessed John Forest, Observant Friar and Martyr: Blessed John Forest was executed by being burned to death, suspended over the flames from a gibbet in chains on May 22, 1538 because he o...

Friday, May 20, 2016

Bl. Peter Wright - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Peter Wright - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Peter Wright, Roman Catholic English Jesuit Martyr, put to death at Tyburn by Oliver Cromwell . Feastday May 19

Bl. Peter Wright - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Peter Wright - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Peter Wright, Roman Catholic English Jesuit Martyr, put to death at Tyburn by Oliver Cromwell . Feastday May 19

Bl. Peter Wright - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Peter Wright - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Peter Wright, Roman Catholic English Jesuit Martyr, put to death at Tyburn by Oliver Cromwell . Feastday May 19

Thursday, May 19, 2016

19th May - Saint Dunstan - Independent Catholic News

19th May - Saint Dunstan - Independent Catholic News: Benedictine monk and reformer, archbishop of Canterbury. Patron of goldsmiths, jewellers and locksmiths. Born in 909 at Baltonsborough, near Glastonbury, he was educated at Glastonbury and then after a spell of working for his uncle, joined the court of King Athelstan. In 935 he was expelled for studying pagan poetry and being a musician. For a time he considered marriage, but eventually decided to become a priest. He lived for a while as

Monday, May 16, 2016

St. Simon Stock - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Simon Stock - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Simon Stock, Roman Catholic Carmelite Monk. July 16, 1251, at a time when the Carmelite Order was being oppressed. In it the Virgin Mary appeared to him holding the brown scapular in one hand. The Scapular of Mount Carmel,Feast May 16

English Historical Fiction Authors: Show Me the Money: Marriage Settlements in the Reg...

English Historical Fiction Authors: Show Me the Money: Marriage Settlements in the Reg...: by Maria Grace Even though the attitudes toward arranged marriages changed in the Regency era, and young people were, by and large, able ...

English Historical Fiction Authors: On the Trail of Dunmail

English Historical Fiction Authors: On the Trail of Dunmail: By Annie Whitehead The pass of Dunmail Raise connects Grasmere and Thirlmere, and it’s said that the cairn on the roadside there is the bu...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Bl. John of Rochester - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John of Rochester - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John of Rochester, Roman Catholic Carthusian Monk and Martyr of England who died with Blessed James Walworth. He was born in Terling, Essex, and became a monk in the London Charterhouse. John was implicated in Blessed James Walworth's correspondence with the duke of Norfolk. He and James refused to take the Oath of Supremacy and were martyred at York and beatified in 1886. Feastday May 11

Monday, May 09, 2016

Bl. Thomas Pickering - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Pickering - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Pickering Roman Catholic English Benedictine martyr. He entered the Benedictines as a lay brother at Douai, France, and there took his vows in 1660. Going home to England, he became attached to the Benedictines in the service of the Chapel Royal of Queen Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II (r. 1660-1685). Arrested as part of the "Popish Plot," he was condemned and hanged at Tyburn. Feastday May 9

Friday, May 06, 2016

Bl. Edward Jones - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Edward Jones - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Blessed Edward Jones and Anthony Middleton, Roman Catholic Priests and English Martyrs. The two men of God were hunted down and captured with the aid of spies posing as Catholics, and they were hanged before the very doors of the houses in Fleet Street and Clerkenwell where they were arrested. Their trial is regarded as full of irregularities; the reason for the summary justice dispensed to them was spelled out in large letters: "For treason and foreign invasion." After offering their death for the forgiveness of their sins, the spread of the true Faith, and the conversion of heretics, they died on May 6, 1590

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Bl. John Haile - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Haile - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



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 May 5

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

85 Martyrs of England and Wales - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

85 Martyrs of England and Wales - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



The Eighty-five Martyrs of England and Wales are a group of men who were executed on charges of treason and related offences in the Kingdom of England between 1584 and 1679. They are considered martyrs in the Roman Catholic Church and were beatified on 22 November 1987 by Pope John Paul II. Feastday May 4

4th May

 The English Martyrs - Independent Catholic News

4th May

 The English Martyrs - Independent Catholic News: These forty saints died for their faith between 1535 and 1679. They were selected from 200 already beatified by earlier popes. They were canonized by Pope Paul VI in 1970. In 2001 their feast was moved to this day. Thirteen were seminary priests, ten were Jesuits, three Benedictines, three Carthusian monks, one Brigettine, two Franciscans, and one Austin friar. The rest were lay people: four men and three women.

Sunday, May 01, 2016

St. Bertha of Kent - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Bertha of Kent - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Bertha of Kent, The first Christian queen of England, a Frankish princess. She married Ethelbert of Kent, a pagan king, and she brought her chaplain, Luidhard, to the court. Ethelbert welcomed St. Augustine to Kent in 596 . Feastday May 1