Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Blessed John Davy – Saint of the Day – May 4 or June 8

Bl. John Davy Biography

Bl. John Davy Profile. Born: unknown in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 8 June 1537 in England. Feast Day is celebrated on May 4 or June 8.

 

The Memorial of Bl. John Davy – Saint of the Day

Bl. John Davy Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth unknown
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Monks
Profession Deacon and Monk
Place of Work England
Date of Death 8 June 1537
Place of Death England
Feast Day May 4 or June 8
Beatification Beatified by Pope Leo XIII on 20 December 1886
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of  
Blessed John Davy
Blessed John Davy

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed John Davy was a Carthusian deacon and choir monk at the Charterhouse in London, England. Bl. John Davy imprisoned on May 29, 1537, and killed with brother Carthusians for opposing King Henry VIII‘s claim of supremacy in spiritual matters.

Death

Bl. John Davy was chained to a wall until he starved to death on June 8, 1537, in Newgate Prison, London, England.