New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed John Davy


Martyr, died Newgate prison, England, 1537. He was a deacon in the London Charterhouse. Refusing to take the oath of supremacy, he was imprisoned at Newgate, where he starved to death. Beatified, 1886.

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  • “Blessed John Davy”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 September 2012. Web. 30 November 2015. <>