Blessed John Larke



Parish priest. Rector of Saint Ethelburga’s, Bishopgate, London, England from 1504 to 1524. Rector of Woodford, Essex from 1526 to 1527. Rector at Chelsea, London. Friend of and imprisoned with Saint Thomas More. Martyred with Blessed German Gardiner and Blessed John Ireland for denying that the King of England had supremacy over the Church, and for the crime of being a priest.




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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Larke“. 7 February 2014. Web. 22 August 2014. <>