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John Finglow was matriculated sizar from Caius College, Cambridge in December 1573. He was ordained priest at the English College, Reims, 25 March, 1581. The following month he was sent on the English mission.
After he had been for some time in the north of England, he was seized and confined in Ousebridge Kidcote, York. He was finally tried for being a Catholic priest and reconciling English subjects to the Catholic Church, and was condemned to be hanged, drawn, and quartered.
- Thompson Cooper, ‘Finglow, John (d. 1586/7)’, rev. Sarah Elizabeth Wall, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 7 Sept 2008
- This article incorporates text from the entry Ven. John Finglow in Catholic Encyclopedia of 1913, a publication now in the public domain.