Book of Saints – Thomas Cottam

stained glass window of Blessed Thomas Cottam, church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs in Cambridge, England; swiped with permission from the account of Father Lawrence Lew, OPArticle

(Blessed) Martyr (May 30) (16th century) A native of Lancashire who entered the Society of Jesus in Rome and, returning to England, was put to death at Tyburn for the Faith (A.D. 1582). His last words were expressions of charity and forgiveness to all.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Thomas Cottam”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 September 2017. Web. 18 February 2019. <>