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Saint Birinus

Saint Birinus

Birth
Death 3 Dec 650
Burial Dorchester, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
Memorial ID 3377 · View Source
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A German, he became a priest in Rome, then Bishop in Genoa, Italy. He was sent by Pope Honorius I as a missionary to Britain in AD634 and the following year converted King Cynegils of Wessex to Christianity.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3377
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Birinus (unknown–3 Dec 650), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3377, citing Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .