Blessed John Hewett

Also known as

  • John Hewitt
  • John Weldon
  • John Savell

Memorial

Profile

Son of a draper. Educated at Caius College, Cambridge. Studied for the priesthood at Rheims, France. Ordained in 1586. Returned to England, as a covert priest using the names Weldon and Savell to hide his identity while working with his flock. Arrested at Grey’s Inn Lane, London, on 10 March 1587 for the crime of priesthood. Martyr.

Born

  • at York, North Yorkshire, England

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Hewett“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 October 2014. Web. 20 October 2017. <>