Blessed Margaret Ball

Blessed Margaret BallAlso known as

  • Maighréad Ball
  • Maighréad nic Fheorais
  • Margaret Bermingham
  • Margherita Ball

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Lay women in the archdiocese of Dublin, Ireland. Married to wealth merchant Bartholomew Ball. Hid priests and bishops in her home during a period of state persecution of the Church. Her eldest son, Walter, gave in to the pressure from the authorities and became a Prostetant; when he became mayor of Dublin, assisted in the persecution of Catholics and had his mother imprisoned. One of the Irish Martyrs.

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  • “Blessed Margaret Ball“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 June 2015. Web. 1 September 2015. <>