English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Bl. William Horne - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Horne - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. William Horne, Roman Catholic Carthusian lay brother and English Martyr. A member of the London Charterhouse of the Carthusians, he was arrested for opposing the religious policies of King Henry VIII (r. 1509-1547), which included the imprisonment of Catholics and the destruction of monasteries. William was executed at Tyburn with two companions. Feastday Aug. 4

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