Blessed William Dean

Memorial
28 August
Profile
Protestant minister who converted to Catholicism. Studied for the priesthood at Rheims, France. Ordained in 1581. 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.
Born
at Linton, Craven, Yorkshire, England
Died
1588 at Mile End Green, East London, England
Beatified
1929 by Pope Pius XI
Canonized
pending
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