Saint Illtyd – Saint of the Day – November 6

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Saint Illtyd Biography

Saint Illtyd Profile. Born: 5th Century in the United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in France. Died: 505 AD in Brittany, France. Feast Day is celebrated on November 6.

The Memorial of Saint Illtyd – Saint of the Day

St. Illtyd Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth

5th Century

Country of Birth

The United Kingdom in Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Monks



Place of Work


Date of Death

505 AD

Place of Death

Brittany, France

Feast Day

November 6


Beatified by N/A


Canonized by Pre-Congregation

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St. Illtyd Biography

St. Illtyd was also known as Elchut. He studied under St/ Germanus of Auxerre. He later served as a monk under the instructions of St. Cadoc. He founded the abbey of Llan-Illtut which housed hundreds o monks and became home to many saints.

He defended his people against attacks from the north. To relieve famine, he assembled, stocked and led several corn ships to Brittany. Some villages and churches there are named for him.

St. Illtyd
St. Illtyd

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