On June 22, 1535, St. John Fisher knelt and prayed the Te Deum and Psalm 31, and laid his neck on the executioner's block.
By Thomas Craughwell
It’s not Thomas More’s fault. His fame is so widespread that he has put in the shade the only English bishop who had the guts to stand up to Henry VIII, and lost his head because of it. That bishop was St. John Fisher (1469-1535).