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41. Ursula, daughter of Dionatus prince of Cornwall. Martyred with the eleven thousand virgins, A. D. 453. Comm. Oct. 21.

42. Cordula, one of the eleven thousand virgins; Oct. 22.

43. Voadinus, archbishop of London; martyred by the Saxons A. D. 457, Comm. July 3.

44. Patrick, the apostle of Ireland. Born A. D. 361 in a valley of the country of the Demetæ, called "Rossina," where the cathedral of St. David's was afterwards built. Died at Glastonbury A. D. 472, aged 111.

45. Brigit, an Irish saint and disciple of St. Patrick; she visited Britain in 488. Died at Down in Ireland A. D. 502. Commemorated Feb. 1.


46. Sophias, the son of Guilleicus prince of the Ordovices. was by another name called Cadocus." Consecrated bishop of Beneventum in Italy. Died A. D. 490; comm. January 24. (Cressy says this person ought not to be confounded with another St. Cadocus, who was an abbot.)

47. Keina, "daughter of Braganus prince of Brecknock." died on the eighth day before the Ides of October, A. D. 490.


48. Almedha, a martyr; sister to St. Keina. Commemorated August 1.

49. Canoc, eldest son of Braganus. Comm. February 11. Floruit circa 492.

50. Clitanc or Clintanc, "King of Brecknock and Martyr. A. D. 482. Comm. August 19.

51. Richard, born in Britain A. D. 455. Consecrated bishop of Andria. The first converted Saxon. Comm. April 9.

52. Gunleus, "Prince of the Southern Brittains." Comm. March 29.

53. Cadoc, abbot of Llancarvan; son of St. Gunleus. Died about A. D. 500. Comm. February 24.

54. Tathai, a British saint; president of a college at Caerwent, and tutor to St. Cadoc the abbot.

55. Dogmael or Tegwel. "A famous Abbey in Pembrokeshire took its name from him." He died about the year 500. Commemorated June 14.

commemorated on the seventh of the

56. Bernach, an abbot;

Ides of April.

57. Petrock, born of princely parentage in Wales. He lived some time in Ireland and afterwards settled in Cornwall, where he died A. D. 564.

58. Meven, patron of a monastery in Armorica. He was born in Britain, but the time when he lived is not mentioned. “Judicael, Prince of the Armorici or Lesser Brittany, who descended from our Brittany, built the said Monastery."

59. Gildas Albanius, son of Can the king of Albania. Died on the fourth day before the Calends of February A. D. 512. Commemorated January 29. Not to be confounded with St. Gildas, abbot of Bangor, who is styled Sapiens, Historicus, and Badonicus.

60. Daniel, the first bishop of Bangor. Died A. D. 544, and is commemorated December 10.

61. Justinian, a native of Armorica, who suffered martyrdom from the hands of his own servants in the island of Ramsey. Commemorated August 23.

62. Paternus, a native of Armorica; he visited Wales in 516, and was the first bishop of Llanbadarn Fawr in Cardiganshire. Comm. May 15.

63. Darerca, born in Britain; sister of St. Patrick. Died A. D. 518. 64. Mel, a son of St. Darerca.

65. Rioch, a son of St. Darerca:-" by Nation a Brittain, near kinsman to Patrick, by whom he was ordained a Bishop in Ireland."

66. Menni, a son of St. Darerca.

67. Sechnallus or Secundinus, a son of St. Darerca.

68. Auxilius, a son of St. Darerca; consecrated bishop of Leinster by St. Patrick.

69. Dubricius; consecrated bishop of Llandaff by St. Germanus in 436, and raised to the archbishoprick of Caerleon in 492. Died in the Isle of Bardsey A. D. 522. His remains were translated to Llandaff on the Nones of May, 1120, and buried there on the fourth day before the Calends of June by Bp. Urban.

70. Theliau. He succeeded St. Dubricius as bishop of Llandaff— "and if the authority of the English Martyrologe fayle not, he dyed not untill the coming of S. Augustin the Monk into Brittany." He died on the fifth day before the Ides of February, but is commemorated as a martyr November 26.

71. Paulens or Paulinus, a disciple of St. Germanus, and instructor of St. David and St. Theliau.

72. Nennion, a bishop of North Britain, successor to St. Ninianus. Floruit circa 520.

73. Kined, an anchorite of Western Gower; probably the same as St. Keneth. He was contemporary with St. David.

74. Ædan, a disciple of St. David and the first bishop of Ferns. He is called by the Irish St. Maidoc or Moedhog.

75. David, the first archbishop of Menevia. Died March 1. A. D. 514, aged 82.

76. John, a British saint in France. Obiit 537; comm. June 27. 77. Mochta or Mochæus, a British saint in Ireland; consecrated bishop of Lowth by St. Patrick. Died in 537; commemorated on the thirteenth day before the Calends of September.

78. Iltutus, a saint in Glamorganshire, contemporary with St. Cadocus. The year in which died is uncertain. Comm. November 7.

79. Sampson, a disciple of St. Iltutus, and afterwards archbishop of Menevia and of Dole in Brittany. Obiit A. D. 599; comm. July 28.

80. Piro, an abbot of a monastery not from far that of St. Iltutus, with whom he was contemporary.

81. Conaid, called by the French St. Mein or Mevennius. (Qu. the same as No. 58.) He accompanied St. Samson to Bretagne, where he died in 590; comm, June 15.

82. Malo, Maclovius, or Machutus, a native of Glamorganshire; he was a kinsman of St. Sampson, and went with him to Bretagne, where he was appointed bishop of Aleth. He died in France A. D. 564; commemorated November 15.

83. Doc, "a Holy British Abbot," who flourished about the year 540.

84. Kentigern, a North Briton; bishop of St. Asaph in Wales and of Glasgow in Scotland. Obiit A. D. 601, ætatis suæ 85; comm. Jan. 13.

85. Theodoric, prince of Glamorganshire. He died at Merthyr Teudric, now called Merthirn.

86. Oudoceus, successor of St. Theliau in the see of Llandaff; commemorated on the sixth day before the Nones of July.

87. Gildas Badonicus; the historian, and second apostle of Ireland. Obiit A, D. 583; comm. Jan. 28.

88. Columba, a native of Ireland, and missionary to the Picts. Died A. D. 597.

89. Beuno, a monk of North Wales, and instructor of St. Winefride. Died A. D. 660; comm. Jan. 14.

90. Senan, another instructor of St. Winefride. Obiit 660; comm. April 29.

91. Winefride, a holy virgin of North Wales; comm. Nov. 3. 92. Deifer, the successor of St. Beuno in the tuition of St. Winefride. Died A. D. 664; comm. March 7.

93. Elerius, abbot of a monastery in the Vale of Clwyd. He flourished about the year 650.

94. Winoc, a son of Judicael king of the Britons: he and three of his brothers, Kadanoc, Ingenoc, and Madoc, were monks of the monastery of St. Sithiu under St. Bertin. Obiit 717; comm. Nov. 6. This saint founded the monastery of St. Winoc on the confines of France and Flanders.

95. Judoc, another brother of St. Winoc; he flourished about 650. 96. Baruck, a hermit. Buried in the Isle of Barry, Glamorganshire, about the year 700.

97. Decumanus, a hermit, born of noble parents in the Southwestern parts of Wales. Murdered A. D. 706; comm. Aug. 27.

98. Juthwara, a devout British virgin, martyred in some part of South Wales, A. D. 740; comm. Dec. 23.

99. Eadwara,~

100. Wilgitha,—and

101. Sidwella; sisters of St. Juthwara.



OSWALD, king of Northumbria; he died A. D. 642. Jeffreyston, Pembrokeshire; and Oswestry, in the county of Salop but in the diocese of St. Asaph.

Ina, king of Wessex; he died at Rome in the year 727, and is commemorated on the seventh of February. Llanina, Cardiganshire.

Tecla, a female saint, born in England; abbess of the monastery of Kirzengen at Ochnafort in Germany. Obiit A. D. 750; comm. Oct. 15. Llandegla, Denbighshire; and Llandegle, Radnorshire.

Tetta, abbess of Winburn in Wessex about A. D. 750. Llanddetty, Brecknockshire.

Milburg, a virgin; abbess of Wenlock in Shropshire about the middle of the seventh century. Comm. February 23. Llanfilo, Brecknockshire.

Kenelm, king of Mercia and martyr. Obiit A. D. 819. Rockfield, Monmouthshire.

Edmund, king of the East Angles, murdered by the Danes A. D. 870; commemorated November 20. Crickhowel, Brecknockshire.

Edith or Editha; Five Saxon saints of this name. Llanedy, Carmarthenshire.

Edward, king and martyr, A. D. 979. Comm. February 18, March 18, and June 20.-Do. king and confessor; Obiit A. D. 1066. Commemorated Jan. 5, and Oct. 13. Knighton, Radnorshire.

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