New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed John Rugg


Martyr, died Glastonbury, England, 1539. He had been a fellow of the two Saint Mary Winton colleges, and the first holder of the Wykehamical prebend “Bursalis,” at Chichester, but was living in retirement at Glastonbury, where he was executed with his abbot, Blessed Hugh Faringdon, for refusing to take the oath of supremacy. Beatified, 1895.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Rugg”. People of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 November 2010. Web. 25 November 2020. <>