Blessed John Thorne

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Benedictine monk at Glastonbury. Abbey treasurer at the time the house was dissolved by decree of King Henry VIII. When the king‘s men arrived to disperse the monks and impound the treasury, John hid it. For keeping Church property from the king, he was charged with sacrilege and treason. Tortured and executed. Martyr.

Died

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Thorne“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 26 October 2014. <>