Protestant minister who converted to Catholicism. Studied for the priesthood at Rheims, France. Ordained in 1581. He then returned to England as a home missioner. Arrested and exiled for his work, he returned and was arrested in London. Condemned to death for the crime of priesthood. Martyr.
- at Linton-in-Craven, Yorkshire, England
- “Blessed William Dean“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 2 February 2015. <>