Sites related to St. Abban the Hermit. Nationality and dates are in dispute; he is said to have given his name to the town of Abingdon.
Abban of Abingdon
Abingdon is named after this St. Abban (or Abben), who is said to have been baptized in 165.
Catholic Online: St. Abban
Brief (and vague) paragraph.
Early British Kingdoms: St. Abban
Tells his story, but says that it was a legend invented to explain the name of the town Abingdon.
St. Abban the Hermit
An Irishman who lived at Abingdon, England, before St. Patrick's lifetime. Feast day: 13 May.
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