Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. RONAN OF KILMARONEN

Christian Saint

Also known as Rudan of Kilmaronen, Roman of Kilmaronen

Bishop with a Holy Well at Innerleithen in Peebleshire, which in turn is in Scotland

He had a confrontation with the Devil, whom he whacked good and proper with his staff. In commemoration he has the celebratory Cleikum Ceremonies dedicated to him.

These ceremonies are some sort of games which involve whacking (‘cleiking’) things — or people. Who knows what sort of activities they get up to in these places?

Sir Walter Scott was patron of the well and perhaps he could tell us. But his books seem so amazingly tedious and floridly over-romanticized they are not on our reading shortlist. They are on our long list — at the far end.

St. Ronan of Kilmaronen Facts and Figures

Name: Ronan of Kilmaronen
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Rudan of Kilmaronen, Roman of Kilmaronen

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

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 76

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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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