Educated at Christ’s College and Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge; made a Fellow of Corpus Christi in 1510. Entered the Bridgittine Order in 1513 at Syon Abbey, Isleworth, England. Noted for his scholarship and personal holiness. Arrested on 28 April 1535 with Carthusian priors for the treason of refusing to acknowledge King Henry VIII as head of the Church. Martyr.
- 29 December 1886 by Pope Leo XIII (cultus confirmed)
- 4 May 1970 by Pope Paul VI (decree of martyrdom)
- “Saint Richard Reynolds“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 April 2009. Web. 30 March 2015. <>