St. Elphege, or Alphege, the Martyr was Archbishop of Canterbury. He was taken hostage in a Danish raid, but refused to pay ransom, and so was killed in 1012.
Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury, Martyr
Biography. With prayer in traditional and contemporary language.
Alphege, Saint
Short biography in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. Some scanner errors.
St. Alphege
A life of the "First Martyr of Canterbury."
St. Elphege
Also called Alphege or Godwine. Hermit, abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, martyred in 1012. Biographical entry in the Catholic Encyclopedia.
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