Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins


Christian Saint

Also known as Gildas Sapiens, Gweltaz

Why the wise? That's for him to know and you to find out

Born in Scotland but educated in Wales, he went to Ireland with St. Patrick. He married and St. Aidan of Lindisfarne was a son of his.

He then went in for this new-fangled writing business and blamed the Anglo-Saxons for British Decadence.

This did not go down well and he beat a hasty retreat to Brittany where he kept a very low profile as a hermit.

St. Gildas the Wise Facts and Figures

Name: Gildas the Wise
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Gildas Sapiens, Gweltaz

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 500-570
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1308

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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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