Blessed Brian Lacey

Memorial

Profile

Yorkshire country gentleman. Cousin, companion and assistant to Venerable Father Montford Scott Arrested in 1586 for helping and hiding priests. Arrested again in 1591 when his own brother Richard betrayed him, Brian was tortured at Bridewell prison to learn the names of more people who had helped priests. Finally arraigned down the Old Bailey, he was condemed to death for his faith, for aiding priests and encouraging Catholics. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Brian, contact
       Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
       39 Eccleston Square
       London SW1V 1BX, UNITED KINGDOM

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Brian Lacey“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 December 2013. Web. 26 July 2014. <>