- 8 October
- 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
- 22 November as one of the Martyrs of England, Scotland, and Wales
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 for the crime of priesthood.
- “Blessed John Adams“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 April 2015. Web. 21 January 2017. <>