Blessed Robert Thorpe

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Began studying at the English College in Rheims, France on 1 March 1583. Ordained in April 1585. Returned to England on 9 May 1585 to minister to covert Catholics in Yorkshire. Betrayed to a justice of the peace by some one who had seen him preparing palm fronds, he was arrested in bed in the early morning of Palm Sunday, 1591 for the crime of being a priest. Martyr.

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Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Robert, contact
       Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales,
       39 Eccleston Square
       London SW1V 1BX, UNITED KINGDOM
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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Robert Thorpe“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 April 2014. Web. 18 April 2014. <>