Lockwoods in Religion
1. Blessed John Lockwood - Priest and Martyr (1555 - 1642)
Born in 1555 in Sowerby, Yorkshire, John went to the English College, Rome in 1595 and was ordained in 1597. He worked in England covertly and was arrested several times. Finally on 13th April 1642 at the age of 87 he was hung, drawn and quartered at York. He was beatified by Pope Pius X1 in 1929. For a more detailed biography click here.