- 31 May
- 22 November as one of the Martyrs of England, Scotland and Wales
- 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
Began studying at the English College in Rheims, France on 1 March 1583. Ordained in April 1585. Returned to England on 9 May 1585 to minister to covert Catholics in Yorkshire. Betrayed to a justice of the peace by some one who had seen him preparing palm fronds, he was arrested in bed in the early morning of Palm Sunday, 1591 for the crime of being a priest. Martyr.
- “Blessed Robert Thorpe“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 May 2015. Web. 28 May 2016. <>