Robert Southwell

(b. 1561, d. 12 February 1595)
Jesuit priest, poet, and secret missionary in England. Viewed as a martyr by the Roman Catholic Church after his execution.

Robert Southwell is mentioned in the following documents:

Robert Southwell authored or edited the following items in MoEML’s bibliography:

  • Southwell, Robert, Saint. An epistle of comfort to the reverend priests, & to the honorable, worshipful, & other of the laye sort restrained in durance for the Catholicke fayth. Imprinted at Paris [i.e. London: By John Charlewood? In Arundel House, 1587?] STC (2nd ed.) 22946.