Amias, Ven. John

Amias, Ven. John
Amias, Ven. John
Cloth merchant, widower, priest, martyred 1589

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  • Ven. John Amias —     Ven. John Amias     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ven. John Amias     An English Martyr; b. at Wakefield; d. at York, 16 March, 1589. He exercised the trade of a cloth merchant in Wakefield until the death of his wife, when he divided his… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John Amias — (d. 1589) was a Roman Catholic priest who was martyred in England. He was beatified by Pope Pius XI in 1929.LifeThere is some doubt about his early life and his real name. One story is that he was indeed John Amias or Amyas, born at Wakefield in… …   Wikipedia

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