Blessed William Scott

Also known as

  • Brother Maurus

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Studied law at Cambridge University. Adult convert to Catholicism, brought to the faith by Blessed John Roberts. Studied at Saint Facundus Benedictine Abbey in Sahagun, Spain. Benedictine, taking the name Maurus. Priest. He returned to England to minister to covert Catholics, but was caught, imprisoned for a year, and then exiled. He returned, was captured, imprisoned and exiled; he then returned as was captured and exiled; he then returned, was captured and finally executed. Martyred in the persecutions of King James I.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed William Scott“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 May 2015. Web. 7 December 2016. <>