Friday, June 5, 2020

Saint Henry Walpole – Saint of the Day – April 7

St. Henry Walpole Biography

St. Henry Walpole Profile. Born: 1558 in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in Netherlands, England. Died: April 7 1595 in York, England. Feast Day is celebrated on April 7.

The Memorial of St. Henry Walpole – Saint of the Day

St. Henry Walpole 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 1558
Country of Birth United Kingdom of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Netherlands, England
Date of Death April 7 1595
Place of Death York, England
Feast Day April 7, October 25 as one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, October 29 as one of the Martyrs of Douai
Canonization Canonized by Pope Paul VI on April 7 1595
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Saint Henry Walpole
Saint Henry Walpole

Saint’s Biography

Saint Henry Walpole was born in 1558 in England. He graduated in Norwich, in Peterhouse in Cambridge and in the Gray’s Inn. He joined the Catholic Church as a because of Saint Edmund Campion martyrdom. In 1598, he joined the English College in Rome but joined the Company of Jesus in 1584. Saint Henry was ordained a priest in 1588.

St. Henry Walpole Arrest and Death

Henry returned to England in 1593 and arrested on suspicious of begin a priest. He was questioned in York and transferred to the Tower of London. He was tortured 14 hours in two months. Henry was sentenced be hanged, drawn, and quartered on April 7 1595.