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Fisher, St. John Syllabification: Fish·er, St. John
Pronunciation: /ˈfiSHər/

Definition of Fisher, St. John in English:

( 1469–1535), English cleric. In 1504, he became bishop of Rochester and earned the disfavor of Henry VIII by opposing his divorce from Catherine of Aragon. When he refused to accept the king as supreme head of the English church, he was condemned to death. Feast day, June 22.
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