Fr. Nicholas Postgate, the "Martyr of the Moors," was arrested while baptizing a child. He was executed in 1679, when he was about 80 years old. He was beatified in 1987.

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Ven. Nicholas Postgate
Brief profile of the English priest and martyr, who died at York in 1679.
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