Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

Christian Saint

Picture of the Christian Saint Edward the Confessor from our Christian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Patron Saint of Kings, Troubled Marriages and (formerly) England

Extremely well-known Anglo Saxon King and founder of Westminster Abbey.

Famous for his laying-on of hands to cure the King’s Evil or scrofula. The healing miracles continued after his death via his tomb before the high altar in Westminster Cathedral.

Known for his chastity, he was long considered the patron saint of England, until St. George nabbed the title.

St. Edward the Confessor Facts and Figures

Name: Edward the Confessor
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 1002-1066
Celebration or Feast Day: October 13th

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 139

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

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