St. Alexander Briant was a young priest from Somerset who had studied at Oxford. After having been tortured, he was martyred along with Edmund Campion and Ralph Sherwin on 1 December, 1581.
Blessed Alexander Briant
English Jesuit priest and martyr. "The beautiful youth" was tortured in the Tower and then executed at Tyburn. He was scarcely over 25 when martyred in 1581.
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