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Blessed Robert Johnson

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Born in Shropshire, entered the German College, Rome, 1 October, 1571. Ordained priest at Brussels from the English College, Douai, in April, 1576, he started immediately for England. After a pilgrimage to Rome in 1579 he returned to England in 1580, and was committed to the Poultry Counter 12 July, whence he was transferred to the Tower 5 Dec. On 16 December he was terribly racked, and then thrust into an underground dungeon. He was brought before the Queen's Bench 14 November, and condemned 20 November.

(See also THOMAS FORD and JOHN SHERT.)

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Obstat, Nihil. Lafort, Remy, Censor. Entry for 'Blessed Robert Johnson'. The Catholic Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/blessed-robert-johnson.html. Robert Appleton Company. New York. 1914.

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