Thursday, September 23, 2021

Saint Edgar the Peaceful – Saint of the Day – July 8

St. Edgar the Peaceful Biography

Saint Edgar the Peaceful Profile. Born: 943 or 944 in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: July 8 975 in Winchester, Wessex, England. Feast Day is celebrated on July 8.

 

St. of the Day

St. Edgar the Peaceful Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.

Date of Birth

943 or 944

Country of Birth

United Kingdom of Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

St.s who were Not Married

Profession

Prince

Place of Work

England

Date of Death

July 8 975

Place of Death

Winchester, Wessex, England

Feast Day

July 8

Beatification

N/A

Canonization

Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

kings
widowers

Biography

Saint Edgar the Peaceful, Brought into the world a sovereign, the child of King Edmund I and St. Elgiva of Shaftesbury. Ruler of the Mercians and Northumbrians in 957. Lord of the West Saxons on October 1, 959, which viably made him ruler of all England. Effective and curiously tolerant of nearby traditions; while he invested much energy in military activities, his rule was a quiet period for regular folks. helped his companion Saint Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Oswald of York, and Bishop Aethelwold of Winchester in establishing convents, empowered the Benedictine development, and authorized punishments for not paying tithes and Peter’s pence. Father of St. Edward the Martyr. Also, patron st. of Kings and widowers.

Saint Edgar the Peaceful
St. Edgar the Peaceful

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