- 5 October
- 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
- 1 December as one of the Martyrs of Oxford University
Raised a Protestant, he studied at Oxford University and became an Anglican minister. Convert to Catholicism. Studied in Rheims, France. Ordained in 1580. Returned to England to work with Saint Edmund Campion, ministering to covert Catholics. Arrested in 1582 for being a priest, he was deported. He soon returned to England to resume his minastery, was captured at Holborn, and executed. Martyr.
- Wilne, Derbyshire, England
- “Blessed William Hartley“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 October 2013. Web. 29 March 2015. <>