Saints of the
British Isles with Ireland

Learn about other saints of the British Isles, apart from St. Alban and St. Cedd.

This is a resource page which is under construction.


The Saints of Bedfordshire

by Reader Paul

With the blessing of Fr Stephen, a prayer has been produced for the Parish, entitled the “Intercession to All The Saints of Bedfordshire”. Click on the link below.

Part 1 - Saints Diuma, Cedd, Betti and Adda 

Part 2 - St. Fremund

Part 3 - St. Kyneburga


See a video about St. Cuthbert below.


The news arrived in March 2020 that remains in the church of St. Mary and St. Eanswythe, Folkestone, are almost certainly those of the seventh century saint Eanswythe.


Feast of All Saints of the British Isles and Ireland, 2020: Recording of Fr. Joseph's Bible study.

This includes presentations about St. Wite (see below) , St. Eanswythe (see above), St. Cedd, (and for the following, see below): St. Swithun of Winchester, the Grand Duchess St. Elizabeth and St. Ciaran of Clonmacnoise. Please also find below a link to the slideshow that accompanies the first part of the recording. 


St. Wite (Candida) of Dorset

St. Swithun of Winchester

St. Elizabeth, Grand Duchess and Martyr

St. Ciaran of Clonmacnoise


“Gwnewch y pethau bychain mewn bywyd”, as the Welsh say, or, "Do the little things in life". These were the last words of St. David of Wales. Watch a video about his life below.


St. Etheldreda (Audrey) of Ely


St. Withburga, Hermitess of East Dereham


St. Urith of Chittlehampton, Virgin Martyr

O holy Virgin Martyr Urith/ who didst suffer martyrdom in a Devon village/ and didst patiently endure the jealousy of thy pagan stepmother;/ pray for the faithful/ who are today suffering persecution,/ that evil may be destroyed and that God may be glorified,/ that we may cry to thee: Rejoice, O Virgin Urith.

St. Drostan of Old Deer and Aberdeen


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St. Ethelburga


The Saints of Barking Abbey


Venerable Hilda, Abbess of Whitby


St. Caesarius of Arles 

(not a British saint, but his sermons had great influence on Old English literature) 

St. Sebbi, King of the East Saxons


Venerable Guthlac of Crowland


St. Bega, Abbess of Copeland, Cumbria

St. Birinus, Bishop of Dorchester-on-Thames, Enlightener of Wessex

St. Edward the Martyr, King of England


St. Adamnan

St. Finbarr

St. Cadoc


St. Leoba


St. Osyth

St. Ceolfrith (Geoffrey)

St. Kenneth, Abbot of Aghaboe


St. Mobhi of Glasnevin

St. Edwin of Northumbria, King and Martyr

St. Wilfrid of York

Venerable Gall, Irish Monk and Enlightener of Switzerland

Martyrs Ethelred and Ethelbert, princes of Kent (Document from Orthodox Basildon)


St. Fintan Munnu


St. Eata of Hexham

St. Ia of Cornwall

St. Odran of Iona

Apostle Aristobulus

St. Cadfan of Bardsey


St. Winifred of Treffynon

St. Clether of Cornwall

St. Birnstan, Bishop of Winchester

St. Kea, Bishop of Devon and Cornwall

St. Cybi, Abbot of Cornwall and Wales

 St. Illtyd, Abbot of Llanilltyd Fawr

St. Cowey of Portaferry

St. Tyssilio, Abbot of Meifod


A New Saint

St. Sophrony of Essex (1896-1993)

Elder Sophrony of the Monastery of St. John the Baptist, Tolleshunt Knights, Essex was glorified as a saiknt in November 2019. See ten different icons of St. Sophrony in the gallery below.


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