Blessed Richard Bere


Blessed Richard Bere was born in Glastonbury, London. He studied law at the Chancery in London and entered the Carthusian order to become a choir monk. He was imprisoned and martyred with his fellow brothers for refusing to acknowledge King Henry VIII as head of the Church. He died in 1537 by starving to death in Newgate Prison. He was beatified in 1866.


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