Palmer, John [name in religion Bernard]
- J. M. Rigg
- , revised by Hilary Costello
Palmer, John [name in religion Bernard] (1782–1852), abbot of Mount St Bernard, born on 15 October 1782, was the son of William Palmer, a small farmer in the parish of Charmouth, Dorset, and his wife, Anne; he was brought up a low-churchman. In 1806 he went to ...