Married layman teacher in the apostolic vicariate of England. Martyred in the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I for having provided shelter to priests, noteably Saint Edmund Gennings and Saint Polydore Plasden, hiding from the anti–Catholic authorities, and for permitting Mass to be celebrated in his house.
- “Saint Swithun Wells“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 April 2016. Web. 21 January 2017. <>