Fitzherbert, Thomas a zealous Roman Catholic, was born in Staffordshire in 1552; educated at Oxford; in 1614 became a Jesuit at Rome, and was rector of the English college in that city for twenty-three years. He died in 1640, leaving a treatise concerning Policy and Religion (1606-10), and several Tracts in Defence of the Church. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.