List of Anglo-Saxon saints
The following list contains saints from Anglo-Saxon England during the period of Christianization until the Norman Conquest of England (c. AD 600 to 1066). It also includes other post-biblical saints...
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Carthusian Martyrs
The Carthusian martyrs are those members of the Carthusian monastic order who have been persecuted and killed because of their Christian faith and their adherence to the Catholic religion. The Carthus...
Forty Martyrs of England and Wales
The Forty Martyrs of England and Wales (Welsh: Deugain Merthyr Lloegr a Chymru) comprise a group of Catholic men and women who were executed for treason and related offences in the Kingdom of Engl...
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Margaret Clitherow
Saint Margaret Clitherow (1556 – 25 March 1586) is an English saint and martyr of the Roman Catholic Church. She is sometimes called "the Pearl of York".
She was born as Margaret Middleton, the da...
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Laurence Humphreys
Laurence Humphreys (1571–1591) was an English Catholic martyr and saint. He was born in Hampshire, into a Protestant family.In his youth, he often read the Bible and other religious works and practice...
Douai Martyrs
The Douai Martyrs is a name applied by the Catholic Church to approximately 160 Catholic priests trained in the English College at Douai, France, who were executed by the English state between 1577 an...
David of Munktorp
Saint David (David av Munktorp) was an Anglo-Saxon monk of the 11th century.David was sent as a missionary to Sweden by Saint Sigfrid of Växjö along with Saint Botvid and Saint Eskil. The missionarie...
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Saint Eskil
Saint Eskil (d. 1069) was an Anglo-Saxon monk particularly venerated during the end of the 11th century in the Province of Södermanland, Sweden. He was the founder of the first Diocese of the lands su...
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John Fisher
Saint John Fisher (c. 19 October 1469 – 22 June 1535) was an English Catholic Cardinal-Priest, Bishop, and theologian. He was a man of learning, associated with the intellectuals and political leader...
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Sigfrid of Sweden
Saint Sigfrid (Sigfried, Siegfrid, Siegfried, Sigfridus, Sigurd) (?? in Glastonbury, England – 1045 in Växjö) was a Benedictine monk and bishop in Sweden; he converted king Olof Skötkonung in 10...
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Aelred of Rievaulx
Aelred (1110 – 12 January 1167), also Ailred, Ælred, Æthelred, etc., was an English writer, abbot of Rievaulx (from 1147 until his death), and saint.
Aelred was born in Hexham, Northumbria, in 111...
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John Stone (martyr)
St John Stone was an English Augustinian friar who was executed, probably in December 1539; he was canonized in 1970 by Pope Paul VI.
Nothing is known of John’s early life, education, or activiti...
Henry Walpole
Henry Walpole (1558 – 7 April 1595) was an English Jesuit martyr.
He was born at Docking, Norfolk, in 1558, the eldest son of Christopher Walpole, by Margery, heiress of Richard Beckham of Narford...
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Alkelda
Saint Alkelda (Old English: Hǣlcelde, "healing spring"; died on March 28, c. 800), also spelt Alcelda or Alchhild, was an Anglo-Saxon princess of whom almost nothing is known and whose existence ...
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Saint Arthur of Glastonbury
Saint Arthur of Glastonbury (died November 15, 1539), according to some French sources, was an English Roman Catholic faithful in the sixteenth century. He was martyred during the period of King Henr...
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Thomas Becket
Thomas Becket (/ˈbɛkɪt/; also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London, and later Thomas à Becket; 21 December c. 1118 (or 1120) – 29 December 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from...
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Thomas Johnson (monk)
Thomas Johnson, O.Cart., (died September 20, 1537) was a Carthusian hermit who was executed by starvation in Tudor England. He is venerated as a martyr and has been beatified by the Catholic Church.Jo...
Harold (martyr)
Saint Harold (d. 1168) was a child martyr who was reported to have been slain by Jews in Gloucester, England, in 1168. The claims arose in the aftermath of the circulation of the first blood libel myt...
John Southworth (martyr)
Saint John Southworth (c. 1592, Lancashire, England - June 28, 1654, Tyburn, London) was an English Catholic martyr. He is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.
Father John Southworth cam...
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William Exmew
William Exmew, O.Cart., (died Tyburn, 19 June 1535) was an English Catholic priest and Carthusian hermit. He died while imprisoned under King Henry VIII and is honored as a martyr by the Catholic Chur...
Chad of Mercia
Chad (Old English: Ceadda; died 2 March 672) was a prominent 7th century Anglo-Saxon churchman, who became abbot of several monasteries, Bishop of the Northumbrians and subsequently Bishop of the ...
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Eleutherius of Rocca d'Arce
Saint Eleutherius of Rocca d'Arce, was, according to tradition, an English pilgrim who died at Rocca d'Arce and was afterwards venerated as a saint. Tradition also makes him a brother of Saints Grimwa...
James Hannington
James Hannington (3 September 1847 – 29 October 1885) was an Anglican missionary, saint and martyr. He was the first Anglican bishop of East Africa.
The nineteenth century was a century of mission...
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Everilda
Saint Everild of Everingham (Old English: Eoforhild) was an Anglo-Saxon saint of the 7th century who founded a convent at Everingham, in the English county of the East Riding of Yorkshire. All we ...
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Saint Bega
Saint Bega was reputedly a saint of the Early Middle Ages; an Irish princess who valued virginity. Promised in marriage to a Viking prince who, according to a medieval manuscript The Life of St Bega, ...
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