Layman. Convert. He was approached by a Protestant minister who claimed to be searching for a priest so he could reconcile with the Church; Henry arranged a meeting with a priest who was in hiding due to state persecution of Catholics, the minister betrayed them to the authorities, and Henry was imprisoned for the crime of hiding a priest. Martyr.
- at Howden, East Riding, Yorkshire, England
- “Blessed Henry Abbot“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 June 2013. Web. 13 October 2015. <>