Saint Polydore Plasden

Also known as

  • Oliver Palmer

Memorial

Profile

Son of a horn maker. Studied for the priesthood at Rheims, France and the English College in Rome, Italy. Ordained on 7 December 1586, he return to England to minister to covert Catholics during the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I. Arrested on 2 November 1591 at the home of Saint Swithun Wells in Gray’s Inn Fields while Saint Edmund Gennings was celebrating Mass. Executed for the crime of being a priest. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Polydore Plasden“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 April 2016. Web. 10 December 2016. <>