Blessed George Napier

Died aged c. 60

George Napper (Napier) (born at Holywell manor, Oxford, 1550; executed at Oxford 9 November 1610) was an English Roman Catholic priest. He is a Catholic martyr, beatified in 1929 by Pope Pius XI.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Close to this spot lies the site of the mediaeval gallows. In 1610 Blessed George Napier, Catholic Priest and Martyr, was executed here.

Oxford Castle, Oxford, United Kingdom where they was executed (1610)