Webley, Henry, Bl.

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Lay martyr; b. ca. 1558 at Gloucester, England; d. Aug. 28, 1588, hanged at Mile's End Green, London. He was arrested at Chichester Harbour in 1586 and condemned for assisting Bl. William dean, a seminary priest. Webley 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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