Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Blaithmaic, Native of Ireland, Abbot of Hij, in Scotland

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Son of an Irish king, and abbot in the isle of Hij, in Scotland. He was martyred by Danish pirates, to whom he refused to betray the treasures of the church, in 793.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Blaithmaic, Native of Ireland, Abbot of Hij, in Scotland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 January 2013. Web. 16 September 2014. <>