English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

30th August-St Margaret Clitherow, St Fiacre - Independent Catholic News

30th August
 - St Margaret Clitherow, St Fiacre - Independent Catholic News: Martyr. Margaret Clitherow was born in 1555, in Middleton, Yorkshire, into a Protestant family. Her father Thomas Middleton was Sheriff of York from 1564 to 1565. Margaret was married at the age of 15 to John Clitherow who had a thriving butchery trade; the couple had three children and lived in The Shambles. Although her husband remained a Protestant, Margaret converted to Roman Catholicism three years

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