New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed John Felton


Martyr, died Saint Paul’s Churchyard, London, England, 1570. He was a wealthy gentleman of Norfolk extraction. Arrested for affixing to the gates of the palace of the Bishop of London a copy of the Bull of Pope Saint Pius V, excommunicating the queen, he was taken to the Tower, racked three times, hanged, and quartered. Beatified, 1886.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Felton”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 September 2013. Web. 14 December 2018. <>