Venerable Thomas Tichborne


Brother of Venerable Nicholas Tichnborne. Suffered for years with tuberculosis. Seminarian at Rheims, France and Rome, Italy. Ordained in Rome on Ascension Day, 17 May 1592. Returned to England on 10 March 1594 to minister to covert Catholics. Arrested for the crime of priesthood in early 1597, he was imprisoned in London, England. Escaped with the help of his brother and Venerable Thomas Hackshot. Betrayed by an apostate priest named Atkinson, Thomas was arrested on 17 April 1602. Martyr.



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