New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed John Thorne


Martyr, died Glastonbury, England, 1539. He was a monk at Glastonbury, and was tortured with the Abbot Whiting, being fastened to hurdles, dragged by horses to the top of Tor Hill, and hanged. Beatified, 1895.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Thorne”. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 November 2010. Web. 6 October 2015. <>