List of Anglo-Saxon saints
The following list contains saints from Anglo-Saxon England during the period of Christianization until the Norman Conquest of England (c. AD 600 to 1066). It also includes other post-biblical saints...
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Carthusian Martyrs
The Carthusian martyrs are those members of the Carthusian monastic order who have been persecuted and killed because of their Christian faith and their adherence to the Catholic religion. The Carthus...
Forty Martyrs of England and Wales
The Forty Martyrs of England and Wales (Welsh: Deugain Merthyr Lloegr a Chymru) comprise a group of Catholic men and women who were executed for treason and related offences in the Kingdom of Engl...
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Margaret Clitherow
Saint Margaret Clitherow (1556 – 25 March 1586) is an English saint and martyr of the Roman Catholic Church. She is sometimes called "the Pearl of York".
She was born as Margaret Middleton, the da...
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Concilium Germanicum
The Concilium Germanicum was the first major Church synod to be held in the eastern parts of the Frankish kingdoms. It was called by Carloman on 21 April 742/743 at an unknown location, and presided o...
Douai Martyrs
The Douai Martyrs is a name applied by the Catholic Church to approximately 160 Catholic priests trained in the English College at Douai, France, who were executed by the English state between 1577 an...
Bertwald of Ramsbury
Bertwald of Ramsbury (otherwise Britwold of Glastonbury and sometimes Beorhtwald) was an 11th-century Bishop of Ramsbury and saint.
Bertwald became a monk at Glastonbury Abbey and was appointed Bi...
David of Munktorp
Saint David (David av Munktorp) was an Anglo-Saxon monk of the 11th century.David was sent as a missionary to Sweden by Saint Sigfrid of Växjö along with Saint Botvid and Saint Eskil. The missionarie...
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Saint Eskil
Saint Eskil (d. 1069) was an Anglo-Saxon monk particularly venerated during the end of the 11th century in the Province of Södermanland, Sweden. He was the founder of the first Diocese of the lands su...
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John Fisher
Saint John Fisher (c. 19 October 1469 – 22 June 1535) was an English Catholic Cardinal-Priest, Bishop, and theologian. He was a man of learning, associated with the intellectuals and political leader...
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Sigfrid of Sweden
Saint Sigfrid (Sigfried, Siegfrid, Siegfried, Sigfridus, Sigurd) (?? in Glastonbury, England – 1045 in Växjö) was a Benedictine monk and bishop in Sweden; he converted king Olof Skötkonung in 10...
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Aelred of Rievaulx
Aelred (1110 – 12 January 1167), also Ailred, Ælred, Æthelred, etc., was an English writer, abbot of Rievaulx (from 1147 until his death), and saint.
Aelred was born in Hexham, Northumbria, in 111...
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Edward the Confessor
Edward the Confessor (between 1003 and 1005 – 4 or 5 January 1066), son of Æthelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy, was one of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England and is usually regarded as t...
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John Stone (martyr)
St John Stone was an English Augustinian friar who was executed, probably in December 1539; he was canonized in 1970 by Pope Paul VI.
Nothing is known of John’s early life, education, or activiti...
Alkelda
Saint Alkelda (Old English: Hǣlcelde, "healing spring"; died on March 28, c. 800), also spelt Alcelda or Alchhild, was an Anglo-Saxon princess of whom almost nothing is known and whose existence ...
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Saint Arthur of Glastonbury
Saint Arthur of Glastonbury (died November 15, 1539), according to some French sources, was an English Roman Catholic faithful in the sixteenth century. He was martyred during the period of King Henr...
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Thomas Becket
Thomas Becket (/ˈbɛkɪt/; also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London, and later Thomas à Becket; 21 December c. 1118 (or 1120) – 29 December 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from...
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Wulfstan (died 1095)
Wulfstan (c. 1008 – 20 January 1095) (sometimes Wulfstan II, also known as Wolstan, Wulstan and Ulfstan), Bishop of Worcester, was the last surviving pre-Conquest bishop and the only English-born bish...
Saint Boniface
Saint Boniface (Latin: Bonifatius) (c. 675? – 5 June 754), born Winfrid, Wynfrith, or Wynfryth in the kingdom of Wessex in Anglo-Saxon England, was a leading figure in the Anglo-Saxon mission to t...
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Thomas Johnson (monk)
Thomas Johnson, O.Cart., (died September 20, 1537) was a Carthusian hermit who was executed by starvation in Tudor England. He is venerated as a martyr and has been beatified by the Catholic Church.Jo...
Harold (martyr)
Saint Harold (d. 1168) was a child martyr who was reported to have been slain by Jews in Gloucester, England, in 1168. The claims arose in the aftermath of the circulation of the first blood libel myt...
Sebastian Newdigate
Sebastian Newdigate, O.Cart., (7 September 1500 – 19 June 1535) was the seventh child of John Newdigate, Sergeant-at-law. He spent his early life at court, and later became a Carthusian monk. He was e...
William Exmew
William Exmew, O.Cart., (died Tyburn, 19 June 1535) was an English Catholic priest and Carthusian hermit. He died while imprisoned under King Henry VIII and is honored as a martyr by the Catholic Chur...
Henry Walpole
Henry Walpole (1558 – 7 April 1595) was an English Jesuit martyr.
He was born at Docking, Norfolk, in 1558, the eldest son of Christopher Walpole, by Margery, heiress of Richard Beckham of Narford...
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John Southworth (martyr)
Saint John Southworth (c. 1592, Lancashire, England - June 28, 1654, Tyburn, London) was an English Catholic martyr. He is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.
Father John Southworth cam...
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Eleutherius of Rocca d'Arce
Saint Eleutherius of Rocca d'Arce, was, according to tradition, an English pilgrim who died at Rocca d'Arce and was afterwards venerated as a saint. Tradition also makes him a brother of Saints Grimwa...