English martyr, suffered at York, June 15, 1598, born at or near Ripon
Snow , PETER, VENERABLE, English martyr, suffered at York, June 15, 1598. He was born at or near Ripon, and arrived at the English College, Reims, April 17, 1589, receiving the first tonsure and minor orders August 18, 1590, the subdiaconate at Laon on September 22, and the diaconate and priesthood at Soissons on 30 and March 31, 1591. He left for England on the following May 15. He was arrested about May 1, 1598, when on his way to York with Venerable Ralph Grimston of Nidd. Both were shortly after condemned, Snow of treason as being a priest and Grimston of felony, for having aided and assisted him, and, it is said, having attempted to prevent his apprehension.
JOHN B. WAINEWRIGHT