Blessed Theobald of England

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Theobald of England and Companions by Bertoni, date unknownMemorial


Mercedarian friar. He and several brother Mercedarians were sent to Africa to ransom Christians held in slavery by Muslims. They were captured by pirates, imprisoned, and eventually martyred.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Theobald of England“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 August 2016. Web. 20 June 2021. <>