Saints of the Day – Edward Stransham, Martyr


Born at Oxford, England; died 1586; beatified in 1929. Edward was educated at Saint John’s College in Oxford, studied for the priesthood at Douai and Reims, and was ordained in 1580. He set off for the English mission the following year to work in London and Oxford for the next five years until his condemnation. Edward was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn for his priesthood (Attwater2, Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 October 2021. Web. 24 October 2021. <>