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St ALPHEGE

Christian Saint

Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr.

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
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : April 19th
Birth and Death Dates : 953-1012
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 203

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Article last updated on 12 February 2009 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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