Blessed Richard Bere

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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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Fr Anthony is a priest of the Congregation of St Michael the Archangel, and is currently the Director of Identity and Mission at the Australian Catholic University.