Blessed Richard Whiting

[stained glass window of Blessed Richard]
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Benedictine monk at Glastonbury Abbey. Educated at Cambridge. Ordained in 1501. Abbot of Glastonbury in 1525. Leader of his house when King Henry VIII seized Church property as part of his usurpation of religious power. Arrested for refusing to turn his abbey over to the king‘s men. Convicted of treason for remaining loyal to Rome. Martyr.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Richard Whiting“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 August 2013. Web. 26 July 2014. <>