English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc Sums Up Clement and Cranmer

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc Sums Up Clement and Cranmer: Anna Mitchell and I will be talking about Hilaire Belloc's chapters on Pope Clement VII and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer in Characters of...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc on Pope Clement and Archbishop Cranmer

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc on Pope Clement and Archbishop Cranmer: It's time again to prepare for my every-other week discussion of Hilaire Belloc's Characters of the Reformation with Anna Mitchell ...

Bl. James Thompson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was hanged at York. Feastday Nov. 28

Bl. James Thompson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was hanged at York. Feastday Nov. 28

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Tunstall's "Passive Obedience"

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Tunstall's "Passive Obedience": Cuthbert Tunstall, the former Bishop of Durham, who refused to take Elizabeth I's Oath of Supremacy, died under house arrest at Lambe...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc on Cromwell's Sudden Fall; More's Extraordi...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc on Cromwell's Sudden Fall; More's Extraordi...: Just a reminder that Anna Mitchell and I will be discussing Hilaire Belloc's views of Thomas Cromwell and St. Thomas More this morni...

Bl. Hugh Green, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Feastday Nov15

Bl. Hugh Green, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. His executioner was quite unskilled and could not find Green's heart; the butchery, with appalling cruelty, was prolonged for nearly half an hour. After his execution, the mob played football with his head. Feastday Nov15

Bl. John Eynon, Roman Catholic Benedictine Priest and English Martyr,executed at the abbey gateway with Blessed Hugh Farington and Blessed John Rugg Feastday Nov 15

Bl. John Eynon, Roman Catholic Benedictine Priest and English Martyr. John served as the pastor of the local parish in St. Giles. He refused to surrender the parish to the authorities and was taken to Reading Abbey. He was executed at the abbey gateway with Blessed Hugh Farington and Blessed John Rugg Feastday Nov 15

Bl. John Thorne, Roman Catholic Benedictine Martyr of England. The Treasurer of Glastonbury Abbey, he was martyred with Blessed Richard Whiting and Blessed Roger James for protecting various treasures of Glastonbury from seizure by the rapacious minions of King Henry VIII of England.

Bl. John Thorne, Roman Catholic Benedictine Martyr of England. The Treasurer of Glastonbury Abbey, he was martyred with Blessed Richard Whiting and Blessed Roger James for protecting various treasures of Glastonbury from seizure by the rapacious minions of King Henry VIII of England. Feastday Nov 15

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: A Tale of Two Thomases: Belloc on Cromwell and Mor...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: A Tale of Two Thomases: Belloc on Cromwell and Mor...: Tomorrow morning, Anna Mitchell and I will continue our discussion of Hilaire Belloc's Characters of the Reformation on the Son Rise ...

Friday, November 10, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Sir Philip Sidney and St. Edmund Campion

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Sir Philip Sidney and St. Edmund Campion: Sir Philip Sidney, courtier, diplomat, poet, and soldier, is known as the great champion of Elizabethan, Protestant England. But he had ...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Peter Wentworth, RIP in the Tower

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Peter Wentworth, RIP in the Tower: Peter Wentworth, MP for Northampton, argued often on matters of Church and State in Elizabethan Parliaments. He also ended up in prison fo...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc in the Morning: Mourning Two Queens

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc in the Morning: Mourning Two Queens: Just a reminder that Anna Mitchell and I will talk about Belloc's views of Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn as Characters of the Refo...