Saint Blandina the Slave

detail of an illustration by  Jan Luyken of the martyrdom of Saint Blandina from the book The Martyrs Mirror, 1685 edition; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Blandina of Lyon

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Slave. With several others, she was set upon by a pagan mob, arrested, tried and convicted of the crime of Christianity, along with a number of nonsense charges like cannibalism, during the persecutions of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. One of the Martyrs of Lyon and Vienne.

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  • “Saint Blandina the Slave“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 December 2014. Web. 23 December 2014. <>