Saint Harold of Gloucester

Saint Harold of Gloucester
Also known as

  • Aroldo



Child who was found tortured, mutilated and killed. Because he was found on a Friday in Lent, the blood libel rumour immediately spread, his death blamed on Jews who supposedly needed the blood of a Christian child for Passover rituals.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Harold of Gloucester“. 1 September 2013. Web. 6 March 2015. <>