Blessed James Bird

Also known as

  • James Byrd
  • James Beard

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Lay man in the apostolic vicariate of England, raised as a Protestant and converting to Catholicism at age 19. Considered entering the Douai seminary in Rheims, France, but decided against it and returned to England. He refused to take the Oath of Sumpremacy and was executed for his loyalty to the Church.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed James Bird“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 18 September 2014. <>