Thomas Garnet

Thomas Garnet (9 November 1575 23 June 1608) was a Jesuit priest who was executed in London. He is the protomartyr (i.e., the first martyr associated with a place) of Saint Omer and of Stonyhurst College. He was executed at Tyburn and is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.

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Thomas Garnet

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Saint and martyr
Born9 November 1575
Southwark, Central London, England
Died23 June 1608 (aged 32)
Tyburn, Middlesex, England
Beatified1929
Canonized1970 by Pope Paul VI
Feast1 December
25 October with Forty Martyrs of England and Wales
AttributesJesuit martyr