Blessed Richard Newport

Also known as

  • Richard Smith

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Studied in Douai, France and Rome, Italy, and ordained in 1597. Returning to England, he minister to covert Catholics in London for several years. He was imprisoned and exiled twice for the crime of being a priest, returning each time before being arrested and condemned to death. Martyred in the persecutions of King James I.

Born

  • Ashby Saint Legers, Northamptonshire, England

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Richard Newport“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 May 2015. Web. 11 December 2016. <>