Blessed Thomas Belson

Memorial

Profile

Young layman of the apostolic vicariate of England. Educated of Exeter College, Oxford, England, and Douai College, Rheims, France. Arrested for “conveying intelligence” for a Catholic priest, he was imprisoned in the Tower of London and released on condition of banishment. He later returned, was arrested again, and martyred in the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Thomas Belson“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 1 November 2014. <>