New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Richard Fetherston


Martyr; hanged, drawn, and quartered on 30 July 1540 at Smithfield, England. He was chaplain to Catherine of Aragon, and defended her cause against King Henry VIII. Marytred for refusing to take the Oath of Supremacy. Beatified in 1888.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Richard Fetherston”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2015. Web. 22 June 2021. <>