Book of Saints – William Hart

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(Blessed) Martyr (March 15) (16th century) A native of Somersetshire who left Oxford for Rheims and Rome, where he was ordained priest. As a missionary in England, he chiefly evangelised the country round York. He was conspicuous not only for his zeal and piety, but also for his tender kindness to the poor and afflicted. Convicted of being a priest, he was cruelly done to death at York, A.D. 1583. The chronicles of the time represent the bystanders as carefully gathering up Relics of the holy Martyr.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “William Hart”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 March 2017. Web. 19 January 2021. <>