English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

St. Luke Kirby, Roman Catholic English Martyr,

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. Lawrence Richardson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr

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

Bl. William Filby, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr

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

Bl. Maurus Scott Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr,

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

Bl. Richard Newport, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr

Bl. Richard Newport, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday May 30

Bl. Thomas Cottam, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr

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

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Bl. Margaret Pole, Roman Catholic English Martyr,

Bl. Margaret Pole, Roman Catholic English Martyr, imprisoned in the Tower of London for two years and then beheaded on May 28. She was never given a legal trial and was seventy years old when martyred. Feastday May 28

Bl. John Shert, Roman Catholic Priest English Martyr,

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

Bl. Robert Johnson, Roman Catholic Priest English Martyr,

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

Bl. Thomas Ford, Roman Catholic Priest English Martyr,

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

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Blessed Margaret Pole, pray for us!

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Blessed Margaret Pole, pray for us!: Blessed Margaret Pole, beatified in 1886 by Pope Leo XIII with 53 other martyrs, was beheaded on May 27, 1541. EWTN posts this  biography ...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

23 May St William of Rochester in Kent

23 May St William of Rochester in Kent

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: A Cardinal's Hat and Sainthood for Bishop John Fis...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: A Cardinal's Hat and Sainthood for Bishop John Fis...: Pope Paul III passed over the notion that Henry VIII had stripped Bishop John Fisher of his episcopal status and declared the impriso...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury

St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury, Roman Catholic Queen and mother of Kings Edwy of the Saxons and Edgar, King of England, and wife of Edmund the First. She gave up public life and became a Benedictine nun at Shaftesbury.

Sunday, May 07, 2017

English Historical Fiction Authors: Who was Robert Catesby? A look at the real Man Be...

English Historical Fiction Authors: Who was Robert Catesby? A look at the real Man Be...: by Linda Root Why May and not November? One would expect a post about the mastermind behind the Gunpowder Treason to appear on Nov...

Friday, May 05, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Agnes Tilney Howard Leaves the Tower

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Agnes Tilney Howard Leaves the Tower: The Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, Agnes Tilney Howard, was freed from the Tower of London on May 5, 1542, even though she had been found gui...

Bl. John Haile, Roman Catholic English Priest and Martyr

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 may5

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Bl. Carthusian Martyrs, English monks of the Carthusian Order put to death by King Henry VIII

Bl. Carthusian Martyrs, English monks of the Carthusian Order put to death by King Henry VIII because of their continued allegiance to the pope and the authority of the Holy See. Feastday May 4

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Preparation for the Feast of the English Martyrs

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Preparation for the Feast of the English Martyrs: Although this Feast is only celebrated in the dioceses of England on the Fourth of May, I always highlight it here and with an interview o...