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St. Midan

7th c. Saint of Anglesey, Wales. Also called Nidan. Evangelist. Other details of his life are unknown.

Wales seems to have a large number of saints who are only known because an ancient church is named after them however the history of Christianity and the saints in Wales is rich and deep.

More information on Welsh saints:
The Age of Saints in Wales – Britain Express
The Age of Saints – Castle Wales
The Saints of North Wales – Noel Walley

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St. Theodota

4th c. Convert. Martyr. Tortured and stoned to death for refusing to participate in a pagan festival.

More information about St. Theodota:
St. Theodota – Butler’s Lives of the Saints at Bartleby.com

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St. Wenceslaus

Saint Wenceslaus

Saint Wenceslaus

10th c. King and patron saint of Bohemia. Raised by his grandmother, St. Ludmilla. Assasinated.

More information on St. Wenceslaus:

St. Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia – Wikipedia

St. Wenceslaus – New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia

Good King Wenceslas – Christmas Carol – Wikipedia

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Sts. Adolphus and John

9th c. Martyrs of Cordoba. Brothers. Killed in persecutions conducted by Caliph Abdal-Rahman II.

More information on the Martyrs of Cordoba:

The Martyrs of Cordoba – Wikipedia

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St. Noel

Saint Noel Chabanel

Saint Noel Chabanel

17th c. French Jesuit. Missionary to the Huron Indians. Murdered by an apostate Indian.

More information about St. Noel:
St. Noel – Catholic Encyclopedia
St. Noel – Wyandot Nation of Kansas

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St. Florentius

5th c. Hermit. Disciple of St. Martin of Tours. Missionary. Erected St. Florent le Vieux Abbey.

More information on St. Florentius:

St. Forentius – Our Sunday Visitor ‘s Encyclopedia of Saints

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St. Thomas Dien

Martyrs of Vietnam

Martyrs of Vietnam

Native of Vietnam. Martyred before he could complete his seminary studies. Flogged. Strangled to death.

More information on St. Thomas Dien

St. Thomas Dien – Catholic Online
Martyrs of Vietnam – Catholic Online

Roman Catholicism in Vietnam – Wikipedia

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