Page, Anthony, Bl.

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Priest, martyr; b. ca. 1563 at Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, England; hanged, drawn, and quartered at York, April 20, 1593. The well-born Anthony Page studied at Christ College at Oxford (15811584) and the English College at Rheims (158491), where he was ordained, Sept. 21, 1591. He was sent on the English Mission, but immediately arrested and condemned for being a priest. 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), I, no. 98. j. h. pol len, Acts of English Martyrs (London 1891).

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