Adelham, John Placid
Adelham, John Placid
Convert from Protestantism (d. 1681)

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

Adelham, John Placid
     Catholic_Encyclopedia John Placid Adelham
    (Or ADLAND).
    A Protestant (Protestantism) minister, born in Wiltshire, who became a Catholic and joined the Benedictines. He was professed at St. Edward's Monastery, Paris, 1652. He was Prior of St. Lawrence's Monastery, at Dieulward from 1659 to 1661, and was then sent to England and stationed at Somerset House from 1661 to 1675. Banished that year, he returned to England again and became a victim of the "Popish Plot" of Titus Oates. He was tried and condemned to death merely as a priest, 17 January, 1678-79. Though reprieved, he was detained in Newgate Prison, where he died between the years 1681 and 1685.
    GILLOW, Bibl. Dict. of Engl. Cath.
    JOHN J. A' BECKET

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