Blessed Thomas Hunt

Also known as

  • Thomas Benstead

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Studied at the Royal College of Saint Alban in Valladolid, Spain, and the English College of Saint Gregory in Seville, Spain. Ordained at Seville in 1599. He returned to England to minister to covert Catholics. He was almost immediately arrested at the Saracen’s Head, Lincoln with Blessed Thomas Sprott. He escaped, was caught again, and condemned for the crime of being a priest. Martyred for the crime of being a priest during the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I.

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Thomas Hunt“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 July 2015. Web. 31 July 2015. <>