Lived at Soissons, Gaul (in modern France). May have been a missionary from Rome, Italy. Fled during the persecution of Diocletian, but was captured. When brought to court, he made a bold, public statement of faith. Tortured and martyred with Saint Rufinus.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Valerius of Soissons“. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 June 2013. Web. 5 December 2013. <>