Blessed Thomas Hunt

Also known as

  • Thomas Benstead

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Studied at the Royal College of Saint Alban in Valladolid, Spain, and the English College of Saint Gregory in Seville, Spain. Ordained at Seville in 1599. He returned to England to minister to covert Catholics. He was almost immediately arrested at the Saracen’s Head, Lincoln with Blessed Thomas Sprott. He escaped, was caught again, and condemned for the crime of being a priest. One of the Martyrs of England, Scotland, and Wales.

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Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Thomas Hunt“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 November 2013. Web. 11 July 2014. <>