Blessed Everard Hanse

Memorial

Profile

Educated at Cambridge University. Anglican minister. A near-fatal illness caused him to re-examine his life and ministery. With the support of his brother, William, he converted to Catholicism in 1568. Studied in Rheims, France, and was ordained on 25 March 1581. Sailed for England on 24 April 1581 with a plan to minister to covert Catholics. Captured soon after in the Marshalsea prison while visiting Catholic prisoners. Found guilty of the crime of persuading others to join the Catholic Church; martyr.

Born

Died

Beatified

Readings

Oh happy day! - Blessed Everard’s dying words

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Everard Hanse“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 2 October 2014. <>