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

Canonized

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

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed James Bird“. Saints.SQPN.com. 7 February 2014. Web. 23 July 2014. <>