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Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Forty English and Welsh RCs put to death by the State between 1535 and 1680. In 1960 the promoters of the causes of those who had been executed in this period decided to concentrate on a...

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Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Forty English and Welsh RCs put to death by the State between 1535 and 1680. In 1960 the promoters of the causes of those who had been executed in this period decided to concentrate on a...

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Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 80 words.

Forty English and Welsh RCs put to death by the State between 1535 and 1680. In 1960 the promoters

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Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 80 words.

Forty English and Welsh RCs put to death by the State between 1535 and 1680. In 1960 the promoters

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Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 43 words.

Forty Roman Catholics from England and Wales put to death between 1535 and 1680. The group is representative of

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Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

David Hugh Farmer.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 321 words.

a group of representative English and Welsh Roman Catholics who were martyred between 1535 and 1679; they were selected

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Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 236 words.

Forty English and Welsh RCs put to death by the State between 1535 and 1680. The heightened standards of

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Forty Martyrs

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 85 words.

The short name of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, a group of representative English and Welsh Roman Catholics

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St Margaret Clitherow

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(c.1556–1586),

the ‘martyr of York’. She became a RC when 18. In 1586 she was arrested and charged with harbouring priests. To save her children from having to witness against...

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forty

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The name The Forty is given to the members of the Académie Française; also called the Forty Immortals.

Forty-five an informal name for the Jacobite rebellion of 1745.

Fort...

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John Lloyd

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(c.1630–79), seminary priest and martyr. Born at Brecon, he entered the English seminary at Valladolid in 1649 and was ordained priest in 1653. The next year he returned to Wales and...

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Augustine Webster

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(d. 1535),

Carthusian monk and martyr. He became a monk at the Charterhouse of Sheen (the largest in England, founded in 1414), and soon after his profession was appointed prior of...

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Eustace White

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(d. 1591),

seminary priest and martyr. Born at Louth (Lincs.) of a well-known Protestant family, White joined the R.C. Church in 1584 and entered the English College, Rome, in...

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Polydore Plasden

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(1563–91),

seminary priest and martyr. Born in London, the son of a craftsman, Plasden was educated at the English College, Douai (and Reims), and was ordained priest in Rome in...

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Robert Lawrence

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(d. 1535),

Carthusian monk and martyr. He became a monk of the London Charterhouse and some years after his profession became prior of Beauvale (Notts.). In February 1535 he...

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Luke Kirby

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(c.1548–82),

seminary priest and martyr. Born at Richmond (N. Yorkshire), Kirby received a university education before going to the English College, Douai, where he was received...

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Margaret Ward

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(d. 1588),

martyr. Born at Congleton, Cheshire at an unknown date, she went into service from an early age, mainly with the Whittle family in London. She is known principally for...

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John Boste

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(1543–94), seminary priest and martyr. Born at Dufton (Cumbria), Boste was educated at Queen's College, Oxford. In 1576 he was converted to the R.C. Church and entered the English College,...

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John Wall

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(1620–79),

Franciscan priest and martyr. The son of William Wall, a Norfolk recusant, John Wall was educated at the English College, Douai (1633–41), and at the English College,...

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John Stone

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(d. 1539),

Austin friar and martyr. Little is known of his early life, but in 1538 he was a priest and a doctor of theology at Canterbury when Richard Ingworth, Cromwell's Visitor,...

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John Jones

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(1559–98), Franciscan priest and martyr. Born at Clynog Fawr (Caernarvonshire), he joined the Franciscan Order at Pontoise (France) c.1590, presumably as a priest. He was professed in Rome...

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