Blessed John Amias

Also known as

  • John Anne

Memorial

Profile

Married layman cloth merchant in Wakefield, England. Father of several children. A widower, he divided his property among his children, and studied for the priesthood in Rheims, France. Ordained in 1581. He returned to England as a home missioner to covert Catholics. Arrested at the home of a Mr Murton in Lancashire for the crime of priesthood. Martyred with Blessed Robert Dalby.

Born

  • at Wakefield, West Riding, England

Died

Venerated

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Amias“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 21 December 2014. <>