Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. ALPHEGE

Christian Saint

Also known as Ælfheah

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ælfheah

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 953-1012
Celebration or Feast Day: April 19th

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 84

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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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