- Zaquira Tachegia
Sword maker. Convert to Christianity, brought into the faith by Jesuit missionaries. Lay Franciscan tertiary. Interpreter for the missionaries. Catechist for the Franciscans. Preached in Osaka. One of the Martyrs of Nagasaki.
- at Owari, Japan
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Cosmas Takeya“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 October 2012. Web. 28 August 2015. <>