Herve the Bard (d. 556)

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Victor the Hermit (7th Century)

Saint Bernard wrote of him: "Now placed in heaven, he beholds Go...
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Wilfrid of Ripon (d. 709)

Born in Northumberland in 634, St. Wilfrid was educated at Lindi...
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Fursey of Lagny (d. 650)

Though St, Fursey of Langy may not be too well known these days,...
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Henrik of Uppsala (d. 1156)

To call St. Henrik obscure is only possible to an English speaki...
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St. Chad of Mercia (d. 672)

St. Chad of Mercia (not to be confused with his brother Cedd) wa...
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Willehad of Bremen

St. Willehad was a native of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom Northumbria...
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Plegmund of Canterbury (d. 923)

Plegmund was Archbishop of Canterbury during the latter reign o...
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Hybald of Bardney (d. 690)

St. Hybald, a Benedictine Abbot of Bardney, England, is known un...
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Gens du Beaucet (d. 1127)

St. Gens du Beaucet (1104-1127) was a medieval French hermit-sai...
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St. David of Wales (d. 589)

So many once venerated saints have fallen by the wayside of the ...
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Fergus of Downpatrick (d. 583)

St. Fergus of Downpatrick is about as obscure a saint as they co...
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Lambert of Maastricht (d. 700)

St. Lambert of Maestricht (633-700) may not be a familiar name, ...
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Edmund the Martyr (d. 870)

St. Edmund the Martyr was King of East Anglia from 855-870. Thou...
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Deusdedit Frithona of Canterbury (d. 664)

Of the early life of St. Frithona, almost nothing is known, othe...
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St. Darerca of Ireland

St. Darerca is about as obscure as they come. It is not known wh...
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Budoc of Dol (d. 585)

One must really delve deep into the early medieval sanc...
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Thorfinn of Hamar (d. 1285)

St. Thorfinn is one of the most obscure of all medieval saints f...
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The Legend of St. Maternus

St. Maternus is a semi-legendary figure from the history of the ...
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Beornstan of Winchester (d. 934)

When we first hear of St. Beornstan, it is as a simple mass prie...
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St. Ingenuinus (d. 605)

St. Ingenuinus goes by many names; he is sometimes called Ingenu...
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Bregowine of Canterbury (d 764)

Saint Bregowine (also known as Bregwin or Bregwine) was the thir...
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Blane of Scotland (d. 590)

St. Blane was born on the Isle of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, a ...
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Amand of Flanders (d. 675)

Amand, sometimes called Amandus, was born in the late 6th centur...
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Aaron of Caerleon (3rd century)

St. Aaron of Caerleon is one of only three recorded Christian ma...
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Athwulf of Thorney (d. 680)

St. Athwulf was an Anglo-Saxon abbot and brother of the more fam...
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