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Ven. William Southerne

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English martyr, suffered at Newcastle-under-Lyme, 30 April, 1618. An alumnus and priest of the English College at Douai, he laboured mainly at Baswich, near Stafford, which then belonged to a branch of the Fowler family. He was arrested while saying Mass, and committed by a neighboring justice to Stafford gaol. He was immediately sentenced to death for being a priest and refusing to take the oath of allegiance; he remained in prison for six days after condemnation, no hangman being forthcoming.

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APA citation. Wainewright, J. (1912). Ven. William Southerne. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.

MLA citation. Wainewright, John. "Ven. William Southerne." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 14. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1912. <>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. July 1, 1912. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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