Threatened with torture by fire after a hard time in jail, he said he would welcome it because his cell was freezing.
To the end he would not betray any other Catholics and he was eventually hanged. Not burned — with all the persecution going on there was probably a firewood shortage.
Article last updated on 25 February 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "JOHN-OGILVIE: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 1 September 2014.