Blessed John Carey

Also known as

  • Terence Carey

Memorial

Profile

Layman. Servant of Blessed Thomas Bosgrave. Arrested during the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I for the treason of assisting a priest, Blessed John Cornelius. Offered his freedom if he would denouce Catholicism; he declined. Martyr.

Born

Died

  • hanged, drawn and quartered on 4 July 1594 at Dorchester, Oxfordshire, England
  • on the scaffold he kissed the noose and called it a “precious collar”

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • ifyou have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed John, contact
       Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
       39 Eccleston Square
       London SW1V 1BX, UNITED KINGDOM

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Carey“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 July 2013. Web. 29 July 2014. <>