Blessed John Fenwick

Blessed John Fenwick
Also known as

  • John Caldwell

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Born to a Protestant family who disowned him when he converted to Catholicism. Educated at Jesuit College in Saint-Omer, France, and then at Liege, Belgium. Entered the Jesuit in 1656, making his profession in 1676. Priest. Worked at the college of Saint-Omer. Returned to England in 1676 to minister to covert Catholics. Convicted for alleged complicity in the Titus Oates Plot; the trial rules included the principal that no Catholic could be believed in court. Martyr.

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       London SW1V 1BX, UNITED KINGDOM

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Fenwick“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 June 2013. Web. 18 April 2014. <>