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