Blessed Henry Abbot

Memorial

Profile

Layman. Convert. He was approached by a Protestant minister who claimed to be searching for a priest so he could reconcile with the Church; Henry arranged a meeting with a priest who was in hiding due to state persecution of Catholics, the minister betrayed them to the authorities, and Henry was imprisoned for the crime of hiding a priest. Martyr.

Born

  • at Howden, East Riding, Yorkshire, England

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Edward, contact
       Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
       39 Eccleston Square
       London SW1V 1BX, UNITED KINGDOM

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Henry Abbot“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 July 2013. Web. 19 April 2014. <>