St David Lewis
(1616-1679)

Jesuit and Saint (from 1970)

Died aged c. 63

David Lewis (1616 – 27 August 1679) was a Jesuit Catholic priest and martyr who was also known as Charles Baker. Lewis was canonized by Pope Paul VI in 1970 as one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales and is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

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The Gunter Mansion. Here in a secret Catholic chapel Jesuit priest St. David Lewis celebrated mass before his arrest and execution in 1679.

39 Cross Street, Abergavenny, United Kingdom where they celebrated mass (1679)