New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Medardus

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Confessor, Bishop of Noyon, born Salency, France, c.456; died Noyon, France, 545. He was Bishop of Vermand, which see he transferred to Noyon on account of the barbarian invasions, and he also administered the Diocese of Tournai. Represented with an eagle’s wings spread over his head to protect him from rain and also with a horse at his side. Relics at Noyon and Soissons. Feast, 8 June.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Medardus”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 8 June 2013. Web. 28 November 2014. <>