Blessed William Dean

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Protestant minister who converted to Catholicism. Studied for the priesthood at Rheims, France. Ordained in 1581. He then 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-in-Craven, Yorkshire, England

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed William Dean“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 July 2014. Web. 1 September 2015. <>