Venerable John Adams

Profile
Protestant minister. Described as being of average height with dark eyes and a dark beard. Convert to Catholicism. Studied at Rheims, France. Ordained in 1579. Returned to England in March 1581 to minister to covert Catholics. He worked in Winchester and Hampshire, working primarily with the poor. Arrested for the crime of priesthood in 1584, he was exiled in 1585. He returned soon after to resume his ministry. Arrested and executed with Venerable John Lowe and Robert Dibdale for the crime of priesthood.
Born
c.1545 in England
Died
8 October 1586 at Tyburn, England
Name Meaning
God is gracious; gift of God (John)
Beatified
pending
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