Tydfil
Saint Tydfil (standard Welsh Tudful; martyred ca. 480) is the legendary dedicatee of Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: Merthyr Tudful, "church of Tudful"), a town in Glamorgan, south Wales.Tydfil gave her na...
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Dingad of Llandingat
Dingad was a late 5th century Welsh saint and early Christian church founder.He is recorded in all the early 'Brychan documents' as a son of King Brychan, King of the Welsh kingdom of Brycheiniog in s...
Roger Crab
Roger Crab (1621 – 11 September 1680) was an English soldier, haberdasher, herbal doctor and writer who is best known for his ascetic lifestyle which included Christian vegetarianism. Crab fought...
Margaret Kirkby
Margaret Kirkby (possibly 1322 to 1391-4), was an anchoress of Ravensworth in North Yorkshire, England. She was the principal disciple of the hermit Richard Rolle, and the recipient of much of his wri...
Alphonse Le Gastelois
Alphonse Le Gastelois (14 October 1914 – 3 June 2012) was an agricultural worker and fisherman from Jersey who lived in self-imposed exile on the Ecréhous reef for 14 years after being wrongly a...
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Richard Rolle
Richard Rolle (1290/1300– late September 1349) was an English hermit, mystic, and religious writer. He is also known as Richard Rolle of Hampole or de Hampole, since at the end of his life he lived ne...
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Arnulf of Eynesbury
Saint Arnulf of Eynesbury is an obscure English saint, apparently a hermit who lived in the 8th or 9th century (Alford 1663 quotes a date of death of AD 740). He was venerated in Eynesbury, about half...
Justinian of Ramsey Island
Saint Justinian (also Stinan, Jestin or Iestin) was a 6th-century hermit who lived on Ramsey Island, near St. David's, in the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire.
Tradition states that he was a Breton n...
Saint Keyne
Saint Keyne or Cain (Keane, Kayane Keyna, Cenau, Cenedion, Ceinwen,) was a late 5th-century holy woman in the West Country, between Liskeard and Looe in south-east Cornwall.Keyne was a pious virgin, o...
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Gervadius
Saint Gervadius (Garnat, Garnet, Gerardin, Gerardine, Gernard, Gernardius, Gervardius, Gervat) (d. ~934 AD) was an Irish saint. His feast day is celebrated on 8 November. He was an Irishman who estab...
Drostan
Saint Drostan (d. early 7th century), also Drustan, was the founder and abbot of the monastery of Old Deer in Aberdeenshire. His relics were translated to the church at New Aberdour and his holy well...
Saint Endelienta
Saint Endelienta (also Endelient, Edellienta or Endellion) was a Cornish saint of the 5th and 6th century. She is believed to be a daughter of the Welsh King Brychan, and a native of South Wales who t...
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Saint Eluned
Saint Eluned (Welsh: Eiliwedd; Latin: Almedha or Elevetha), also known as Aled and by other names, was a 5th- or 6th-century virgin martyr from modern Brecon. George Phillips, writing for the ...
Cuthmann of Steyning
Saint Cuthmann of Steyning (born c. 681 - died 8th century) was an Anglo-Saxon hermit, church-builder and saint.
In the biographies of the saints called the Acta Sanctorum which were preserved at ...
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Herbert of Derwentwater
Saint Herbert of Derwentwater (?- 20 March 687) was an Anglo-Saxon priest and hermit who lived on St. Herbert's Island, a small island in Derwentwater.
The life of St. Herbert is recorded in Book ...
Dubricius
Dubricius or Dubric (Welsh: Dyfrig; Norman-French: Devereux; c. 465 – c. 550) was a 6th-century British ecclesiastic venerated as a saint. He was the evangelist of Ergyng (Welsh: Er...
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Guthlac of Crowland
Saint Guthlac of Crowland (Old English: Gūðlāc) (673–714) was a Christian saint from Lincolnshire in England. He is particularly venerated in the Fens of eastern England.
Guthlac was the son o...
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Nanavira Thera
Ñāṇavīra Thera (born Harold Edward Musson; 5 January 1920 – 5 July 1965) was an English Theravāda Buddhist monk, ordained in 1950 in Sri Lanka. He is known as the author of Notes on Dhamma, which were...
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Nectan of Hartland
Saint Nectan, sometimes styled Saint Nectan of Hartland, was a 5th-century holy man who lived in Stoke, Hartland, in the English county of Devon, where the prominent Church of Saint Nectan, Hartland i...
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Saint Baglan
Saint Baglan was a 6th-century hermit who lived at Baglan in Wales.
Baglan is said, on doubtful evidence, to have been a Breton prince, the son of Ithel Hael. He studied at Saint Illtud's monastic...
Brychan
Brychan Brycheiniog was a legendary 5th-century king of Brycheiniog (Brecknockshire, alternatively Breconshire) in South Wales.
Celtic hagiography tells us that Brychan was born in Ireland, the so...
Simon Stock
Saint Simon Stock, an Englishman who lived in the 13th century, was an early prior general of the Carmelite religious order. Little is known about his life with any historical certainty. The Blessed V...
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Congar of Congresbury
Saint Congar (also Cumgar or Cungar; Welsh: Cyngar; Latin: Concarius) (c. 470–27 November 520), was a Welsh abbot and supposed bishop in Somerset, now in England.He grew up in Pembrokeshire and tr...
Saint Wenna
Saint Wenna (born ca. AD 472; died 18 October (?) 544) is a Cornish saint (or two), the dedicatee of several churches.The Wenna who founded the church of Morval was known in Wales as Gwen ferch Cynyr,...
Rasyphus and Ravennus
Saints Rasyphus (Rasiphus) and Ravennus (French: Saints Rasyphe et Raven, Ravenne) (fifth century) are venerated as Christian saints and martyrs. According to Christian tradition, they were native...
Mabyn
Mabyn, also known as Mabena, was a medieval Cornish saint. According to local Cornish tradition she was one of the many children of Brychan, king of Brycheiniog in Wales in the 5th century. The villag...
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Dwynwen
Saint Dwynwen ([ˈdʊɨnwɛn];  5th century), sometimes known as Dwyn or Donwen, is the Welsh patron saint of lovers. She is celebrated throughout Wales on 25 January.
Dwynwen is believed to have...
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Saint Kea
Saint Kea (Cornish: Ke; French: Ké) was a late 5th-century British saint from the Hen Ogledd ("Old North")—the Brythonic-speaking parts of what is now southern Scotland and northern England. A...
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