English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Blessed William Carter (c. 1548 – 11 January 1584) was a Roman Catholic English printer and martyr. He established his own printing press in London to publish Catholic literature for England’s persecuted Feastday Jan. 11

Blessed William Carter (c. 1548 – 11 January 1584) was a Roman Catholic English printer and martyr. He established his own printing press in London to publish Catholic literature for England’s persecuted Catholic population. His captors tortured him on a rack, questioning him about several chalices and vestments that had been entrusted to him for safekeeping, and about the books found in his possession, which contained Catholic prayers, meditations, and spiritual exercises. He was executed on the following day. Feastday Jan. 11

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