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George BERINGTON   175   Baptised: George   House: SP   Born: 1576   in Hereford   Died: 19 May 1664,  aged: 88.5   at Hereford   
at San Millan               Educ: Vall
Notes: EC Valladolid 28.8.1596, but sent away as unsuitable ('minus aptus' CRS30.43) Missioner in Herefordshire at least in 1626-27 (Foley, Records 4.397. Weldon records his death, blind, aged 88 (1.417). Not known when he was clothed.
Thomas PICKERING, BLESSED   1719   Baptised: Thomas   House: G   Born: 1 Jan 1621   Died: 19 May 1679,  aged: 58.4   at Tyburn   
Professed: 1661         
Missions: Somerset House 1665 –
Notes: Beatified 1929. When monks were sent away from the Chapel Royal in 1675, he was allowed to stay as he was not a priest, but Oates said he was the one who was to shoot the King (1678), but alleged in court to have bungled the attempt several times. He 'went smiling off the stage' (Allanson B93; see also Weldon 1.497)
Cuthbert WILKS   2359   Baptised: Joseph   House: E   Born: 1748   in Caughton, Warwick   Died: 19 May 1829,  aged: 81.5   at Douay   
Clothed: 1764   Professed: 1765      Ordained: 1772   
Missions: Swinnerton 1782 – Bath 1786 – Italy 1792 – Hetherop 1794 – Newport1796 –
Notes: Allanson B314-28
See G.Scott in Recusant History 23:3 (1997) 318.



Bede SWALE   2117   Baptised: John   House: E   Born: 1808   Died: 19 May 1887,  aged: 79.5   at Douay   
Clothed: 1826   Professed: 1827      Ordained: 1832      Educ: Doua
Missions: Felton 1846 – St Peter's Liverpool 1847 – Birtley 1850 – Easingwold1879 –