- 12 February
- 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
- 1 December as one of the Martyrs of Oxford University
Educated at Corpus Christi College and Gloucester Hall at Oxford University. Married layman and schoolmaster. Widower. He studied at Rheims, France, and was ordained in 1580. He returned to England to minister to covert Catholics in the area of Somerset. Arrested for his faith, he was convicted of treason when he remained loyal to Rome and refused to take the Oath of Supremacy. Martyr.
- at Montacute, Somerset, England
- “Blessed James Fenn“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 October 2013. Web. 4 August 2015. <>