Blessed Thomas Ford



Received a Master of Arts at Trinity College, Oxford, England on 14 July 1567. Fellow of Trinity College. Left to study at the English College, Douai, France in 1570. Ordained in March 1573 at Brussels, Belgium. Returned to the apostolic vicariate of England on 2 May 1576. Chaplain to Edward Yates and the Bridgettins at Lyford, Berkshire. Arrested on 17 July 1581, he was imprisoned and tortured in the Tower of London, accused and tried for treason as part of a non-existent conspiracy of Catholics against the crown, and executed in the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I. Martyr.




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  • “Blessed Thomas Ford“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 May 2015. Web. 24 October 2016. <>