Blessed Edward Shelley

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Son of Edward Shelley of Warminghurst, Sussex and Joan of Penshurst, Kent. Lifelong layman. Arrested in April 1584 for possessing the banned book My Lord Leicester’s Commonwealth, for assisting Blessed William Dean, and for harbouring priests. Martyr.

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Beatified

Canonized

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

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Edward Shelley”. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 November 2012. Web. 23 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/blessed-edward-shelley/>