Saints of the Day – Blessed Thomas Plumtree

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Died 1570; beatified in 1886. Thomas was a native of Lincolnshire, England, who was educated at Corpus Christi College at Oxford. He became rector of Stubton. He was chaplain to insurgents of the North. He was condemned to death because he was caught celebrating the sacrifice of the Mass. Before being executed in the market- place at Durham, he was offered his life if he would become a Protestant (Benedictines, Encyclopedia).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 December 2020. Web. 20 January 2021. <>