After a stint as a hermit he became an Abbot at Bath Abbey, and did King Aethelred the Unready a favor or two by converting the invading Danish king Anlaf.
Held to ransom by the Danes, he refused to allow his parishioners to raise the cash claiming they were too poor. The frustrated Danes drank themselves into a frenzy and slew him.
St ALPHEGE FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : ALPHEGE
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of : Unknown at present
God of :
Celebration or Feast Day : April 19th
Birth and Death Dates : 953-1012
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Popularity index : 1149