Book of Saints – Edward Powel


EDWARD POWEL (Blessed) Martyr (July 30) (16th century) A learned Professor of Oxford University, author of various Treatises in defence of the Faith against Luther, and one of the three defenders of Queen Catharine in the divorce proceedings. He was put to death, A.D. 1540, by Henry VIII for rejecting that monarch’s pretended Supremacy in Spirituals.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Edward Powel”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 November 2012. Web. 6 July 2020. <>