Blessed Thomas Whitaker

Also known as

  • Thomas Starkie

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Son of Thomas, a schoolmaster, and Helen. Studied at Saint Omer and in Valladolid, Spain. Ordained at Valladolid in 1638. He returned to England where he spent five years ministering to covert Catholics in Lancashire. Arrested, imprisoned from 7 August 1643 to 1646, and condemned to death for the crime of being a priest. One of the Martyrs of England, Scotland, and Wales.

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Thomas Whitaker“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 September 2014. Web. 31 October 2014. <>