Grew up in Ireland. Educated at Much Woolton, in Rheims, France, and at the English College, Rome, Italy at age 20. Ordained in 1598. Returned to England as a home missioner in 1602. Arrested in 1608 and 1612 for the crime of being a priest. The effectiveness of his debating skills against the anti-Catholic powers of the time led to his being one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Encyclopedia
- Catholic Online
- Hagiography Circle
- Kirken i Norge
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint John Almond”. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 November 2009. Web. 19 May 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-john-almond/>