Book of Saints – Richard Fetherstone

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(Blessed) Martyr (July 30) (16th century) One of the chaplains of Queen Catharine of Aragon, whose cause he defended against her adulterous husband. He was hanged at Smithfield (A.D. 1540) for refusing to take the unlawful Oath of Supremacy exacted by King Henry.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Richard Fetherstone”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 July 2016. Web. 17 January 2019. <>