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Encyclopedia > Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

The Forty Martyrs of England and Wales are a group of Christian martyrs who were canonized in 1970 by Pope Paul VI to represent the Catholics martyred in England and Wales between 1535 and 1679. Martyrdom is a form of religious persecution. ... Canonization is the process of declaring someone a saint and involves proving that a candidate has lived in such a way that he or she is worthy of sainthood. ... Pope Paul VI (Latin: ), born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini (September 26, 1897 – August 6, 1978), reigned as Pope and as sovereign of Vatican City from 1963 to 1978. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... For an explanation of often confusing terms such as Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom and England, see British Isles (terminology). ...

In general, the term Saint refers to someone who is exceptionally virtuous and holy. ... John Almond (c. ... St. ... Ambrose (Edward) Barlow (b in Barlow Hall near Manchester,1585; d at Lancaster, 1641): a Catholic priest and martyr. ... Saint John Boste (c. ... Blessed Alexander Briant English Jesuit and martyr, born in Somersetshire, England about 1556; executed at Tyburn, 1 December 1581. ... Saint Edmund Campion (1540-1581), Catholic priest, Jesuit and martyr. ... Margaret Clitherow or Saint Margaret Clitherow (1556 - 1586) is a saint and martyr of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Saints Philip Evans and John Lloyd Feast day: July 22 Both Welshmen, who died for their faith. ... Saint Thomas Garnet. ... Edmund and John Gennings Some authorities render Gennings as Jennings Two brothers and converts to the Roman Catholic Church. ... Saint John Houghton was an English Catholic martyr. ... Philip Howard (born July 10, 1976 ) is a British-born British composer and pianist, at present best known for his performances of music by Morton Feldman and Iannis Xenakis. ... We dont have an article called Saint John Jones Start this article Search for Saint John Jones in. ... John Kemble was an English martyr. ... Blessed Luke Kirby (c. ... Saints Philip Evans and John Lloyd Feast day: July 22 Both Welshmen, who died for their faith. ... Saint Cuthbert Mayne (1543 - November 29, 1577) is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church and one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. ... Saint Nicholas Owen, often known as Little John (died 2 March 1606), was an English martyr who built several priest holes in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England. ... Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, and Saint Augustine Webster - all Carthusian priors - and Saint Richard Reynolds, a Brigittine monk, were executed in London for refusing the Oath of Supremacy to King Henry VIII of England. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Saint John Roberts was one of the Catholic Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. ... St Ralph Sherwin (1550–1 December 1581) was an English Roman Catholic martyr and saint. ... John Southworth (also called Saint John Southworth, 1592, Lancashire, England - June 28, 1654, Tyburn, London) was an English Catholic martyr. ... St Robert Southwell (c. ... John Wall, Martyr and Saint (1620-1679) He was born in Preston, Lancashire and entered a Roman Catholic College in Douai. ... English Jesuit martyr, born at Docking, Norfolk, 1558; martyred at York, 7 April, 1595. ... Saint Augustine Webster was an English Catholic martyr. ...

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The Catholic martyrs of England who died for the Catholic faith in the years 1535-1680 and have officially been recognized as such by the Catholic Church are numerous. ... After the Reformation the Catholic Church in England went underground to avoid persecution. ...

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  • Catholic Forum: Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

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Forty Martyrs of England and Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (143 words)
The Forty Martyrs of England and Wales are a group of Christian martyrs who were canonized on 25 October 1970 by Pope Paul VI to represent the Catholics martyred in England and Wales between 1535 and 1679.
English Saints and Martyrs of the Reformation Era, a Church of England commemoration-day for Protestant and Catholic martyrs of the same era as this
Sermon of Paul VI on the occasion of the canonisation of forty martyrs from England and Wales, 25 October 1970 (largely in Italian)
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