Blessed Richard Leigh

Also known as

  • Richard Garth
  • Richard Earth

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Profile

Educated at Rheims and Rome. Ordained at Rome in February 1586. Returned to England as a home missioner in 1586. Arrested in London in 1586 for his faith, and exiled. Undaunted, he returned, and was arrested in 1588 and imprisoned in the Tower of London in June. Convicted down the Old Bailey for the crime of priesthood. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Richard Leigh“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 31 October 2014. <>