BLESSED William SOUTHERNE
BLESSED William SOUTHERNE was born in Ketton, near Darlington, in the County of Durham; he was seminarian in Douai, and
after later the College of St. Alban in VALLADOLID, where he was ordained a priest. For fourteen years he worked for the re-conversion of the English, mainly in Northumberland. Condemned for being a
priest, he was stripped, hung, drawn and quartered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, on the 30th of April 1618.
Pope John Paul II beatified him, on the 22nd of November 1987.