Saints of the Day – William Patenson, Martyr


Born at Durham; died at Tyburn, 1592; beatified in 1929. William studied for the priesthood at Rheims and was ordained there in 1587. He ministered in the western counties until he was condemned for his priesthood and hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn (Attwater2, Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 October 2021. Web. 22 October 2021. <>