BLESSED Thomas HOLLAND SJ was born in Sutton in the County of Lancashire. He was educated in the College of St. Omer, and later was admitted as a pupil to the Royal English College at VALLADOLID. In 1624 he made his religious profession into the Society of Jesus.

Condemned for being a priest, he was drawn, hung and quartered in Tyburn (London) on the 12th of December 1642.

He was beatified by Pope Pius IX on the 15th of December 1929.



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