English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

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

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