Blessed John Speed

Also known as

  • John Spence
  • one of the Martyrs of England and Wales
  • one of the Durham Martyrs

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Profile

Layman. Martyred for befriending and protecting Catholic priests, including Saint John Boste, during the persecutions of Elizabeth I.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you 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 Speed“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 January 2014. Web. 17 April 2014. <>