Saint Wystan of Evesham

Also known as

  • Wystan of Mercia
  • Wistan….
  • Wigstan….

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Prince of Mercia, the son of Wigmund of Mercia and Ælfflæd, daughter of King Ceolwulf I of Mercia. Killed in his youth by his regent Bertulph, king of Mercia, for opposing the marriage of Bertulph to Wistan’s mother. Some writers have considered him a martyrs.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Wystan of Evesham“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 May 2013. Web. 25 April 2014. <>