Sites dedicated to St. Foillan, the blood brother of SS. Fursey and Ultan. He was a monk and missionary to East Anglia. When his monastery was destroyed by the Mercians, he fled to Gaul, where he was murdered in about 655.
St. Foillan
Blood brother of SS. Fursey and Ultan. Irish-born abbot of Cnoberesburg until it was captured by the Mercians, whereupon Foillan fled to Nivelles. He was murdered in 652. Also known as Faelan, Faolan, Foelan, or Foalan.
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