- 26 July
- 22 November as one of the Martyrs of England, Scotland, and Wales
- 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
Second son of Thomas and Jane Thwing. Studied at the English College in Rheims, France, with the Jesuits at Pont-à-Mousson, France, and then in Rome, Italy. Taught rhetoric and logic in Rheims. Ordained in Laon, France in December 1588. Returned to England in 1597 to serve covert Catholics during a period of government persecution. Arrested for the crime of being a priest, he was imprisoned with Blessed Robert Nutter. The two escaped but were re-arrested in May 1600 and executed together a few weeks later. Martyr.
- Heworth, England
- “Blessed Edward Thwing“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 July 2016. Web. 24 January 2017. <>