Saint Rumold

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Rumold, Saint, flourished in the 8th century. He was the son of an Irish prince. He preached through England and France, visited Rome, and founded a monastery at Mechlin, of which place he was first bishop. He was murdered in 775. His festival is said to be celebrated on 1st of July in the province of Mechlin.

Sources

119. Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: Rev. John Lanigan. 4 vols. Dublin, 1822.

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