Son of John Rochester of Terling and Grisold of Bobbingworth. Carthusian choir monk at the London Charterhouse. Priest. Exiled by the government to the Charterhouse of Saint Michael at Hull, Yorkshire. Martyred with Blessed James Walworth for refusing to accept King Henry VIII as head of the Church.
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- “Blessed John Rochester“. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 April 2014. Web. 27 August 2014. <>