Book of Saints – Thomas Sherwood

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(Blessed) Martyr (February 7) (16th century) A youth who, yet a layman, designed to cross to Douai and become a priest. This being betrayed to the authorities, they caused him to be arrested, racked and otherwise grievously tortured. In the end he was hanged and cut down alive, to be afterwards barbarously butchered at Tyburn (A.D. 1578).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Thomas Sherwood”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 February 2017. Web. 21 February 2019. <>