- Pastor Rebel
Began studies at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England in 1543. Priest. Rector of Stubton, Lincolnshire, England in 1546. He resigned his prebend and became chaplain to northern insurgents in the Catholic Rising of the North against the repressions of Queen Elizabeth I, refusing to take the oath acknowledging her supremacy over the Church in England. Captured when the revolt failed, he was arrested at the altar, and charged with celebrating Mass. Offered his freedom if he would denouce Catholicism; he declined. Martyr.
- in Lincolnshire, England
- hanged, drawn and quartered on 4 January 1570 in the market place at Durham Castle, Durham, England
- left to hang as a warning to other Catholics, he was finally buried on 14 January 1570
- “Blessed Thomas Plumtree“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 April 2015. Web. 8 February 2016. <>