New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Alexander Briant

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Jesuit martyr. Born Somersetshire, England, c.1556; died Tyburn, England, 1581. A pupil of Father Persons at Oxford, he was ordained at Rheims, assigned to the English Mission, arrested, and executed after frightful tortures.

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  • “Blessed Alexander Briant”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 July 2012. Web. 13 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/new-catholic-dictionary-blessed-alexander-briant/>