Book of Saints – John Shert


(Blessed) Martyr (May 28) (16th century) A Bachelor of Arts of Oxford and a schoolmaster, who having been ordained priest in Rome, worked for some years on the English Mission. He received the Crown of Martyrdom at Tyburn (A.D. 1582) together with Blessed Thomas Forde. On seeing the Sacred Body of his Fellow-Martyr, hanging on the gallows, he cried out: “Happy art Thou, Blessed Soul. Pray for me.”

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “John Shert”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 October 2013. Web. 21 February 2019. <>