Blessed Thomas Belson

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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.

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  • “Blessed Thomas Belson“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 December 2013. Web. 17 April 2014. <>