Mar 21

Blessed Thomas Pilchard

March 21st XVI century

In Dorchester, England, blessed (Thomas) Pilchard, priest and martyr, a man learned and quiet, who in time of Queen Elizabeth I was sentenced to death for being priest. With it also commemorates the blessed William (William) Pike, martyr, Carpenter, who in the same city and day unknown, under the same Queen was ripped apart with great cruelty by have been reconciled with the Roman Church. Roman martyrology