Sister Elizabeth Barton


The Benedictine Nun of Kent, a visionary whose prophecies led to her execution without trial at Tyburn, London, England in 1534. Whether she was an impostor or was gifted with supernatural knowledge has been the subject of controversy. The only evidence against her comes through her enemies.



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MLA Citation

  • “Sister Elizabeth Barton“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 June 2014. Web. 16 October 2021. <>