St Balther of Lindisfarne Biography – Feast Day: March 6 – Saint of the Day

St Balther of Lindisfarne Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

St Balther of Lindisfarne. Born: Irish in the United Kingdom, Europe. Worked: England. Died: 756 AD in England. Balther of Lindisfarne, expert gold and silversmith was born on Irish in the United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 756 AD in England. Feast Day is celebrated on March 6.
The Memorial of St Balther – Saint of the Day Biography 

St Balther, profile

Date of Birth Irish
Country of Birth United Kingdom of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Not Married who became Saints
Profession expert gold and silversmith
Place of Work England
Date of Death 756 AD
Place of Death England
Feast Day March 6
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

St Balther of Lindisfarne Biography

He was also known as:

  • Bilfrid
  • Baldred
  • Billfrith
  • Baldredus

St Balther of Lindisfarne was the Benedictine hermit at Lindisfarne and Bass Rock, Northumbria, England. Balther was a specialist in gold and silversmith who worked Eaddfrid to create the bindings of the Lindisfarne Gospels in gold, silver, and gems.

Balther’s Death

He died in 756 AD. His death was due to natural causes. The remains of Balther were enshrined at the Cathedral of Durham, England in the 11th century

St Balther of Lindisfarne