Book of Saints – Hugh Faringdon

photograph of a stained glass window of Saint Hugh from the Saint Meinrad Abbey, Saint Meinrad, Indiana, USA; thanks to Shawn Henderson; pray for his vocationArticle

(Blessed) Martyr (November 14) (16th century) The last Ahbot of Reading, distinguished for his learning and piety, who rejecting the spiritual supremacy claimed by Henry VIII was hanged, drawn and quartered (A.D. 1539) on the same day as Blessed Richard Whiting at Glastonbury. Two zealous monks, John Rugg and William Eynon (Onion), shared the glory of his martyrdom.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Hugh Faringdon”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 May 2016. Web. 19 September 2020. <>