Studied at Rheims, France, and Rome, Italy. Ordained at Douai, France in 1576. He then returned to England to minister to covert Catholics in the London area. Arrested in 1580 in connection with the non-existent Rheims and Rome Plot. Imprisoned in the Tower of London. Tried and convicted with Saint Edmund Campion and others. Martyr.
- in Shropshire, England
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- “Blessed Robert Johnson“. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 April 2014. Web. 29 August 2014. <>