Hogg, John, Bl.
HOGG, JOHN, BL.
Priest, martyr; b. at Cleveland, North Riding, Yorkshire, England; d. May 27, 1590, hanged, drawn, and quartered at Durham. He studied at Rheims from Oct. 15, 1587, and was ordained with his fellow martyrs BB. Richard Holiday and Richard hill on Sept. 23, 1589. They were all arrested while taking up their posts in the north of England and condemned for treason as seminary priests. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II on Nov. 22, 1987 with George Haydock and Companions.
Feast of the English Martyrs: May 4 (England).
See Also: england, scotland, and wales, martyrs of.
Bibliography: r. challoner, Memoirs of Missionary Priests, ed. j. h. pollen (rev. ed. London 1924). j. h. pollen, Acts of English Martyrs (London 1891).
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