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  • Thomas Pickering (Blessed)

    Blessed Thomas (ca. 1621-1679) was born in Westmorland, England around 1621. He entered the Benedictine Monastery of St Gregory at Douai, Flanders (Relocated in 1814 to Mount Pleasant, Downside, Somerset) and became a lay-brother in 1660. In 1665, Blessed Thomas was appointed steward at the Chapel of Catherine of Braganza who was the Catholic wife…