Contemporary recreation of a lost Holbein? painted 2007 - St. John Fisher (1469–1535), Bishop of Rochester, Confessor and Adviser to Lady Margaret Beaufort -  (follows the Holbein preparatory drawing in the Royal Collection at Windsor)

Contemporary recreation of a lost Holbein? painted 2007 - St. John Fisher (1469–1535), Bishop of Rochester, Confessor and Adviser to Lady Margaret Beaufort - (follows the Holbein preparatory drawing in the Royal Collection at Windsor)

Bishop John Fisher, executed because he would not sign the Oath of Supremacy. After his imprisonment he was made a Cardinal by Pope Clement. This was a calculated move by the Pope in order to dissuade Henry from executing Fisher. Upon learning this, Henry famously said, "Send the hat, and when it arrives Fisher shall have to carry it on his shoulders, as he will have no head to put it on." Fisher was executed just several weeks before Thomas More in 1535. Both are considered martyrs.

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Bishop John Fisher, executed because he would not sign the Oath of Supremacy. After his imprisonment he was made a Cardinal by Pope Clement. This was a calculated move by the Pope in order to dissuade Henry from executing Fisher. Upon learning this, Henry famously said, "Send the hat, and when it arrives Fisher shall have to carry it on his shoulders, as he will have no head to put it on." Fisher was executed just several weeks before Thomas More in 1535. Both are considered martyrs.

Amorial bearings of St. John Fisher,

Amorial bearings of St. John Fisher,

St. John Fisher Saint John Fisher was an English Roman Catholic scholastic, cardinal, and martyr. He shares his feast day with Saint Thomas More on 22 June in the Roman Catholic calendar of saints and on 6 July in the Anglican. Fisher was executed by order of King Henry VIII during the English Reformation for refusing to accept the king as Supreme Head of the Church of England and for upholding the Roman Catholic Church's doctrine of papal primacy.

St. John Fisher Saint John Fisher was an English Roman Catholic scholastic, cardinal, and martyr. He shares his feast day with Saint Thomas More on 22 June in the Roman Catholic calendar of saints and on 6 July in the Anglican. Fisher was executed by order of King Henry VIII during the English Reformation for refusing to accept the king as Supreme Head of the Church of England and for upholding the Roman Catholic Church's doctrine of papal primacy.

ST JOHN FISHER'S COAT OF ARMS ~ NOTICE THE DATE - THE MARTYRDOM OF FISHER / BEAUTIFUL

ST JOHN FISHER'S COAT OF ARMS ~ NOTICE THE DATE - THE MARTYRDOM OF FISHER / BEAUTIFUL

Bishop Fisher Stained Glass Window. St John Fisher & St Thomas  More Roman Catholic Church. Burley in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire, UK

Bishop Fisher Stained Glass Window. St John Fisher & St Thomas More Roman Catholic Church. Burley in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire, UK

St John Fisher, Harrow, London, UK. Designed by Benjamin Finn and made by Benjamin Finn and Andrew Fawcett

St John Fisher, Harrow, London, UK. Designed by Benjamin Finn and made by Benjamin Finn and Andrew Fawcett

theraccolta: “ St. John Fisher , Cardinal Bishop of Rochester. He won the palm of martyrdom strenuously fighting for the Catholic faith and the Primacy of Peter. ”

theraccolta: “ St. John Fisher , Cardinal Bishop of Rochester. He won the palm of martyrdom strenuously fighting for the Catholic faith and the Primacy of Peter. ”

Cardinal St John Fisher Pray for us St. John and from evilness that hopes to eradicate the sanctity of marriage or further victimize the female race.  Pray for us St. John.

Cardinal St John Fisher Pray for us St. John and from evilness that hopes to eradicate the sanctity of marriage or further victimize the female race. Pray for us St. John.

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