Blessed George Beesley

Also known as

  • George Bisley

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Ordained at the English College, Rheims, France on 14 March 1587. Returned to England on 1 November 1588 to minister to covert Catholics during the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I. Imprisoned in late 1590 for the crime of being a priest, he was repeatedly tortured to get the names of other Catholics. His body and health were broken, but he told his captors nothing. Martyred.

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Absit mihi gloriari nisi in Cruce Domini Nostri Jesu Christi. Good people, I beseech God to send all felicity. - Blessed George’s dying words

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  • “Blessed George Beesley“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 1 October 2014. <>