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Margaret Clitherow

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Margaret Clitherow by Jean Olwen Maynard

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Product Code: B2564

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Life of the famous martyr of York. A butcher's wife from York, Margaret was brought up in the new protestant religion, but was reconciled to the Catholic Church in 1574. Twelve years later she suffered brutal execution following years of apostolic activity, including harbouring Catholic priests.

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Life of the famous martyr of York. A butcher's wife from York, Margaret was brought up in the new protestant religion, but was reconciled to the Catholic Church in 1574. Twelve years later she suffered brutal execution following years of apostolic activity, including harbouring Catholic priests. She had refused to plead at her trial in order to spare her children and servants from testifying against her. Her husband never returned to the Catholic faith, though a daughter of hers became a nun at Louvain. One of the Forty Martyrs, she was canonised in 1970.

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Product CodeB2564
Dimensions (WxHxD) cm105 x 148
KeywordsSaints Angels Mystics books Saints: M-Z: St Margaret - St Thomas
AuthorJean Olwen Maynard
BindingPaperback.
ISBN9781860822186
Number of Pages72
PublisherCTS