, Saint. Abundius d. 854 Roman Catholic Saint. One of the forty-eight "Martyrs of Córdoba", he was a priest in Ananelos near Cordoba, Spain. He refused to give up his Christian beliefs and was ordered beheaded by the Islamic Moorish authorities, after which his body was thrown to the dogs. His Feast Day is celebrated on July 11. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Body lost or destroyed, Thrown to dogs after decapitation
I., Pope. Alexander Roman Catholic Pope. The sixth occupant of the Holy See, he was elected in 106 AD. Little is known of his life. His papacy ended 115 AD. It is said that he was born in Rome and that he suffered a martyr's death by decapitation at the Via Nomentana on May 3. He was predecessor of Pope Evaristus and successor of Pope Sixtus I. (Bio by: Ilonka) Body lost or destroyed, His remains are said to have been transferred to Freising in Bavaria, Germany in 834 AD.
XIII., Antipope. Benedictus b. 1328 d. May 23, 1423 Antipope. His real name was Pedro Martínez de Luna born in Illueca (Aragón). He was designed Pope in Avignon in 1394 as Benedictus XIII during Western Schism. He is best known as Pope Luna. Benedictus XIII was deposed in 1417. Then, he moved to a castle in Peñíscola (Castellón, Comunidad Valenciana) where died in an uncertain date (some sources say November 29 in 1422). His body was buried in the castle and later moved to Illueca. But during Succession War in Spain his body was destroyed. Only...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Body lost or destroyed
, Saint. Benildis Roman Catholic Saint. Born in Cordoba and was so moved by the martyrdom of St. Athanasius that she offerd herself up for the same. She was burned and her ashes were thrown in the Guadalquivir River. Her Feast Day is June 15. Executed in 853 AD. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Cremated, Ashes scattered, Ashes thrown into river after execution
, Saint. Boris d. 1010 Russian Orthodox Saint, Royalty. He was the son of Vladimir and the grandson of Saint Olga as well as the brother of Saint Gleb. This innocent prince was killed by his half brother who wanted the throne to himself. Boris and his brother Gleb would not commit violence to protect themselves so they gently submitted to their murder rather then spill blood. Boris is the patron of Moscow and Russia and his Feast Day is July 24th. During the invasion of the Golden Horde his remains were destroyed. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Body lost or destroyed, Body destroyed during the invasion of the Golden Horde
, Saint. Crispinus Roman Catholic Saint. He and his brother Crispinanus were shoemakers in Rome. They were killed in Soissons during the Diocletian Persecutions around 289 AD. They were both put into a cauldron of molten lead. Mentioned in Gregory of Tours "History of the Franks." Their Feast Day is October 25th. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Body lost or destroyed, Body destroyed after being put into a vat of molten lead
, Saint. Dula Roman Catholic Saint. A pre-congregation martyr, almost nothing is known of her save the manner of her death. She was said to have been held as a slave by a soldier at Nicomedia in Asia Minor who wanted to make her his mistress. When she resisted, citing her faith, he was said to have stabbed her to death. In iconic art she is portrayed as a stabbing victim. She is the patron saint of maids. (Bio by: Iola) Body lost or destroyed, body lost over time
VIII., Pope. Gregory b. 1110 d. December 17, 1187 Born Albert de Morra, noble, well educated. Cistercian monk at a young age. Created cardinal-deacon in 1155 by Pope Adrian IV, the last cardinal to have the title of chancellor for centuries. Papal legate to England to investigate the murder of Saint Thomas a Becket. Gregory VIII he was noted for being gentle with all. Worked for the reconquest of Jerusalem, and ordered a general fast throughout Christendom as a mark of grief for its loss. Worked for reconciliation of the Church with Emperor...[Read More] (Bio by: MC) Body lost or destroyed
, Saint. Habet-Deus Saint and Martyr. He was the Bishop of Luna Italy. That city no longer exists and is just rubble. He was killed around 500 AD by the Vandals who were Arian Christians. His Feast Day is February 17th. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
, Saint. Hilarion b. 291 d. 371 Saint Hilarion was born at Tabath, south of Gaza, Palestine in circa 291 and died in the island of Cyprus circa 371. He was known by such prominent people as St. Jerome and St. Epiphanius, Archbishop of Salamis. He was the son of pagan parents. As a boy he was sent to Alexandria to be educated in its schools. While there he became a Christian and at the age of 15 followed the example of others and retired to the desert. After two months he resolved to dovote himself to the life of a hermit. He...[Read More] (Bio by: Juanita-SpiritRainbow) Body lost or destroyed, Secretly buried in unknown location in Majuma
, Saint. Laura Saint and Martyr. She was born in Cordoba and became a nun at the convent of Cuteclara. Sentenced to death for her beliefs she was thrown into a vat of molten lead. Died around 864 AD and her Feast Day is Oct 19th. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Body lost or destroyed, Body destroyed by being put in a vat of molten lead
, Lucy Prehistoric Figure. "Lucy" was one of the earliest known fosilized remains of a Hominid ever discovered. She was discovered on November 30th, 1974 by Donald Johnson in Hadar, Ethiopia. "Lucy" lived approx 3.18 million years ago. "Lucy's" fosilized remains are located in the Paleoanthropology Laboratories of the National Museum of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Bio by: Curt Benge) Body donated to medical science, Skeleton located in the National Museum of Ethiopia
, Saint. Maturus Saint and Martyr. During the reign of Marcus Aurelius. Maturus and others were executed in horrible ways because of their beliefs. After they were killed their bodies were burnt and thrown into the Rhone River. They died around 177 AD and their Feast Day is June 2nd. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Cremated, Ashes scattered, Ashes thrown into Rhone
, Saint. Quirinus Roman Catholic Saint. He was the Bishop of Sisak. During the persecutions of Galerius he was martyred by being drowned in the River Raab. His death was around 308 AD and his Feast day is June 4th. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Body lost or destroyed, Body lost in the river after drowning
, Saint. Quiteria Saint and Martyr. She was killed by her pagan father for her beliefs. Quiteria had quite a following in the south of France and Spain. Her remains were kept at Aire France and were destroyed by the Hugenouts. Still popular in Portugal and is pictured as a young girl with a dog on a leash. Feast Day is May 22nd. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Body lost or destroyed