- Blandina of Lyon
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.
- enmeshed in a net and given to a wild bull in 177 at Lyon (in modern France)
- body burned and the ashes thrown in the river
- what could be recovered is in the church of Saint-Leu, Amiens, France
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- New Catholic Dictionary
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints