Saint Maurice

[Saint Maurice]
Also known as

  • Mauritius
  • Moritz
  • Morris

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Layman. Soldier. Officer in a legion of Christian soldiers from Upper Egypt during the reign of Emperor Maximian Herculeus. His legion, as many as 6600 men, was massacred en masse by their own side when they refused to participate in pagan sacrifices prior to battle. One of the Martyrs of the Theban Legion.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Maurice“. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 November 2013. Web. 29 July 2014. <>