- Thomas Starkie
Son of Thomas, a schoolmaster, and Helen. Studied at Saint Omer and in Valladolid, Spain. Ordained at Valladolid in 1638. He returned to England where he spent five years ministering to covert Catholics in Lancashire. Arrested, imprisoned from 7 August 1643 to 1646, and condemned to death for the crime of being a priest. One of the Martyrs of England, Scotland, and Wales.
- “Blessed Thomas Whitaker“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 June 2014. Web. 2 December 2015. <>