- 5 July
- 22 November as one of the Martyrs of England, Scotland, and Wales
- 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
- 1 December as one of the Martyrs of Oxford University
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.
- “Blessed Thomas Belson“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 November 2014. Web. 21 December 2014. <>