Married layman. Father of Francis who became a priest. Widower. Studied for the priesthood at Rheims, France, and was in his 50’s when ordained in 1585. Returned to England to serve his old neighbours. Arrested in Lowestoft, imprisoned in London for two years, and martyred for the crime of priesthood.
- “Blessed John Robinson“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 October 2016. Web. 23 January 2017. <>