Priest, historian and hagiologist. After ordination, Father Alban taught philosophy and theology at the English College at Douai, France, and devoted himself to compiling , the work for which he is best known. He was appointed to the presidency of the English college at Saint-Omer, France in 1766, and was also called upon to devote himself to active diocesan work.
- “Father Alban Butler“. . CatholicSaints.Info. 1 March 2009. Web. 10 February 2016. <>