Blessed James Walworth – Feast Day – May 11

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Blessed James Walworth was a Carthusian monk, born in the 16th century in England. He was hanged and died as a martyr on May 11 1537 in Yorkshire, England. We celebrate his feast day on May 11 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. James Walworth – Feast Day

Blessed James Walworth Biography

Date of Birth 16th century
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Carthusian priest and Monk
Place of Work England
Date of Death May 11 1537
Place of Death Yorkshire, England
Feast Day May 11
Beatification Beatified by Pope Leo XIII on December 20 1886

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed James Walworth was a Carthusian priest and choir monk in London. He was exiled by the government to the Charterhouse of Saint Michael at Hull, Yorkshire, and killed together with Blessed John Rochester for refusing to accept King Henry VIII as head of the church in England.

Blessed James Walworth
Bl James Walworth

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