Sixth century northern British chieftain who was driven into Wales by military opponents. There he entered religious life. Monk. Abbot. Founder of Bangor abbey, Flintshire, Wales, on the Dee river, which eventually grew to about 2,400 monks, and was destroyed c.603. Assisted at the second synod of Welsh bishops convened by Saint Augustine of Canterbury in 602.
- New Catholic Dictionary
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints