A Scythian soldier serving Rome, he was given a sword by an angel as a gift from the lord. “And don’t you forget him,” it said.
This sword led him to victory in the next battle. The Emperor Decius was so pleased he promoted our hero to General and invited him to the celebratory sacrifices to the Gods.
Our Saint just had to turn it down and explain that the victory was all due to Christianity.
Such ingratitude earned him a swift but painful death. He was probably the shortest-lived general ever.
St. Mercurius Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: ???-250
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 73
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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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