Blessed Henry the Shoemaker

Also known as

  • Der Gute Heinrich
  • Heinrich Bucke
  • Henry Michael Bucke
  • Henry the Good



Shoemaker. Moved to Paris, France in 1645 where, with the help of Baron de Renti, he founded the Confraternity of Saints Crispin and Crispinian (Freres Cordonniers) for the spiritual development of his fellow cobblers. Though he considered a beati, there is no evidence of a public cultus for Henry.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Henry the Shoemaker“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 June 2015. Web. 25 November 2015. <>