Bl. Nicholas Postgate - Poster A3 (STP1097)
A3 laminated (encapsulated) poster.
Printed on gloss coated paper then laminated (encapsulated) for durability.
Dimensions: A3 29.7 cms x 42 cms (11 3/4" x 16 1/2").
Details of the Feast day is printed at the top of the poster.
Blessed Nicholas Postgate, Priest, Doctor of Divinity.
Born Egton Bridge Yorkshire c. 1599 martyred at York on 7th August 1679,
deemed guilty of treason against King Charles II by reason of being a
Aged almost 60 he returned as a priest to his native Yorkshire moors,
'Blackamoor' to minister on foot to the poor, showing great generosity
of spirit to people regardless of their religion.
In 1987 Pope John Paul II declared him Blessed, among 85 martyrs of England and Wales.
Feast day 7th August observed in the RC Diocese of Middlesborough.
Original artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey.
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