English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Bl. Edward Powell - Saints

Bl. Edward Powell - Saints



Bl. Edward Powell, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, a councilor to Queen Catherine of Aragon, wife of King Henry VIII. A Welshman. opposed the spiritual supremacy of Henry VIII. For this he spent six years in prison before being hanged, drawn, and quartered at Smithfield, London. Feastday July 30


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Another July Martyr--From Wales

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Another July Martyr--From Wales: Blessed William Davies was beatified with the other 84 Martyrs of England and Wales in 1985 by Pope John Paul II. According to the Catholic ...

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Bl. John Ingram - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Ingram - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Ingram, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday July 26

Bl. William Ward - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Ward - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. William Ward, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. On July 26, he was executed at Tyburn. Feastday July 26

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Five Martyrs on July 26

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Five Martyrs on July 26: Blessed John Ingram and Blessed George Swallowell in 1594. Blesseds Edward Thwing and Robert Nutter in 1600. Blessed William Ward ...

Sunday, July 24, 2016

St. Lewina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Lewina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Lewina, Martyred virgin of England, a Briton slain by invading Saxons. In 1058, her relics were translated from Seaford, in Sussex, England, to Berques in Flanders, Belgium. Feastday July 24

Friday, July 22, 2016

Sts. Philip Evans & John Lloyd, Martyrs - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Sts. Philip Evans & John Lloyd, Martyrs - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Sts. Philip Evans & John Lloyd, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priests and English Martyrs, they were tried for being priests and coming to England and Wales contrary to the provisions of the law, and were declared guilty of treason for exercising their priesthood.Feastday July 22

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

St. John Plessington - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Plessington - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Plessington, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, he was imprisoned for two months, and then hanged, drawn and quartered for the crime of being a Catholic priest. Feastday July 19

Monday, July 18, 2016

18th July - Saints Edburga of Bicester and Edburga of Winchester - Independent Catholic News

18th July - Saints Edburga of Bicester and Edburga of Winchester - Independent Catholic News: These were two early English saints. St Edburga of Bicester died around 650. She was a nun and probably an abbess. The base of a shrine dedicated to her can still be seen in the church at Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire. Her namesake, St Edburga of Winchester, lived 300 years later. She was a daughter of Edward the Elder, King of Wessex and grand daughter of King Alfred the Great. She became

Saturday, July 16, 2016

13th July - Saint Mildred - Independent Catholic News

13th July - Saint Mildred - Independent Catholic News: Abbess. This early English saint was the daughter of Merewald, king of Mercia and Ermenburga, princess of Kent. St Mildred went to a convent school near Paris. Her parents wanted to arrange a marriage for her, but she refused and became a nun at Minster-in-Thanet. The abbey had been built by her mother on land provided by Egbert of Kent in compensation for murdering her brothers.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Bl. Thomas Tunstal - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Tunstal - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Tunstal, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He spent six years in confinement until being hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday July 13

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

St. John Jones - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Jones - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Jones, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. arrested, severely tortured and scourged kept in prison for two years, then hanged, drawn, and quartered at Southwark, London. John Jones' dismembered remains were fixed atop poles on roads leading to Newington and Lambeth. Feastday July 12

Bl. David Gonson - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. David Gonson - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. David Gonson, Roman Catholic Knight of St. John and English Martyr . David was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Southwark. Feastday July 12

St. John Wall - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Wall - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Wall, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, and imprisoned for five months. He was martyred by being hanged, drawn, and quartered at Redhill. Feastday July12

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Bl. Adrian Fortescue - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Adrian Fortescue - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Adrian Fortescue, Roman Catholic English Martyr, he refused to take the Oath of Supremacy supporting Henry VIII' s separation for Rome, Adrian was placed in the Tower of London. Permitted no trial and condemned by Parliament, Adrian was beheaded along with Thomas Dinglay. Feastday July9

Friday, July 08, 2016

St. Grimbald - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Grimbald - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Grimbald, Roman Catholic Benedictine abbot also called Grimwald, invited to England by King Alfred in 885. Grimbald arrived in England and declined the see of Canterbury, preferring to remain a monk. He became the abbot of New Minster Abbey at Winchester appointed by King Edward the Elder. Grimbald is credited with restoring learning to England.
Feastday July 8

Thursday, July 07, 2016

St. Humphrey Lawrence - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Humphrey Lawrence - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Humphrey Lawrence, Roman Catholic English Martyr. He openly called Queen Elizabeth I a heretic and she had him arrested immediately. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Winchester. Feastday July 7

Bl. Ralph Milner - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Ralph Milner - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Ralph Milner, Roman Catholic English Martyr. He was arrested the day he received his first Communion. A husbands man by trade, Ralph was allowed a leave from prison and aided priests and Catholics. He was executed at Winchester on July by being hanged, drawn, and quartered for giving assistance to Blessed Roger Dickenson. Feastday July 7

Bl. Ralph Milner - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Ralph Milner - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Ralph Milner, Roman Catholic English Martyr. He was arrested the day he received his first Communion. A husbands man by trade, Ralph was allowed a leave from prison and aided priests and Catholics. He was executed at Winchester on July by being hanged, drawn, and quartered for giving assistance to Blessed Roger Dickenson. Feastday July 7

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Bl. Thomas Alfield - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Alfield - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Alfield, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. While raised as an Anglican, he eventually was converted to Catholicism and left England to study for the priesthood at Douai and Reims, France, receiving ordination in 1581. Returning to England, he was soon arrested while handing out copies of the polemic True and Modest Defence by Dr. Allen. Condemned, he was hanged at Tyburn. Feastday July 6

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

5th July - Saint Athanasius - Independent Catholic News

5th July - Saint Athanasius - Independent Catholic News: Abbot and founder. St Athanasius was born in Trebizond, Turkey, around 920 and studied at Constantinople. He became a monk, at St Michael's Monastery in Kymina in the Bithynian Olympus and then migrated to Mount Athos in Greece, where he founded the 'great laura' or monastery there in 961, with the help of his friend Nicephoras Phocas who later became emperor.

Monday, July 04, 2016

Bl. William Andleby - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Andleby - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. William Andleby, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, He was executed at York with John Abbot, Thomas Warcop, and Edward Fulthrop. Feastday July 4

Bl. Thomas Warcop - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Warcop - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Warcop, Roman Catholic English Martyr who sheltered Blessed William Andleby. He was arrested and condemned for giving this aid and hanged at York with three companions. Feastday July 4

Bl. Patrick Salmon - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Patrick Salmon - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Patrick Salmon, Roman Catholic English Martyr, an layman, servant of Blessed Thomas Bosgrave and was martyred with him at Dorchester, England. Feastday July 4

Bl. Thomas Bosgrave - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Bosgrave - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Bosgrave, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr, He was hanged at Dorchester with Blessed John Cornelius and two of his servants. Feastday July 4

Bl. John Cornelius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Cornelius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Cornelius Martyred Jesuit of England. He was of Irish descent and was bom in Bodmin. Educated at Oxford, he went to Reims and then Rome where he was ordained in 1583. John went to England the next year, where he used the alias Mohun, and where he became a Jesuit. He was discovered at Lady Arundel's Castle in Dorset. In 1594 , after working for ten years in Lanherne, he was executed at Dorchester, Oxfordshire, with Blesseds Thomas Bosgrave, John Carey, and Patrick Salmon.Feastday July 4

Bl. John Carey - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Carey - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Carey, Roman Catholic English Martyr, an Irish layman. He was the servant of Blessed Thomas Bosgrave and was put to death with Blesseds Thomas Bosgrave, John Cornelius, and Patrick Salmon at Dorchester in Oxfordshire. Feastday July 4

Bl. Henry Abbot - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Henry Abbot - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Henry Abbot, Roman Catholic English Martyr. Henry became a convert to the Church and was duly arrested and hanged at York. Feastday July 4

Bl. Edward Fulthrop - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Edward Fulthrop - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Edward Fulthrop, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, he was condemned as a Catholic priest. He was executed at York with three laymen, John Abbot, Thomas Warcop, and William Andleby. Feastday July 4