Clitherow, Saint Margaret
Clitherow, Saint Margaret
Article on this martyr, d. 1586, who is called the 'Pearl of York.' St. Margaret was crushed to death for the crime of harboring priests

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  • Clitherow, Saint Margaret — ▪ English martyr née  Middleton  born 1556, York, Yorkshire, England died March 25, 1586, York; canonized 1970; feast day March 25       one of the 40 British martyrs (Forty Martyrs of England and Wales) who were executed for harbouring priests… …   Universalium

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  • Margaret of York (disambiguation) — Margaret of York may refer to: Margaret of York (1446–1503), Duchess of Burgundy, daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York Margaret of York (1472), niece of the Duchess of Burgundy St. Margaret Clitherow (1556–1586), English saint of the …   Wikipedia

  • Clitherow, Margaret — (c. 1556–86)    Saint.    Clitherow was born Margaret Middleton and was a native of York. Although she was brought up as a Protestant, in 1574 she converted to Roman Catholicism. She refused to attend the parish church, she organised a school for …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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