New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Richard Bere


Martyred on 9 August 1537 at Newgate, England. He was the nephew of Richard Bere, abbot of Glastonbury, and was a monk in the London Charterhouse. With the other Charterhouse monks he was arrested, imprisoned at Newgate, and starved to death. Beatified in 1888.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Richard Bere”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 September 2012. Web. 27 November 2015. <>