Cellán of Péronne

  • d. 706
  • Irish poets, abbots, authors
  • Péronne
Irish churchman, fourth abbot of St Fursa’s foundation in Péronne, Neustria, in what became Picardy, France. From William of Malmesbury, he is known to have corresponded with Aldhelm. He has been identified as the author of a number of Latin  poems. The Lorsch annals give his obit under 706.

See also: AldhelmAldhelm
(d. 709)
Ealdhelm of Sherborne
abbot of Malmesbury and later, bishop of Sherborne; known as an author of a number of elaborate Latin tracts in prose and in verse
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PéronnePerrona ... Péronne
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Reference works
McGuire, James [ed.], and James Quinn [ed.], Dictionary of Irish biography, online ed. (2009), Online: Royal Irish Academy; Cambridge University Press. URL: <>.
Breen (Aidan) [id. 001589.v1. ‘Cellán (Cellanus)’] direct link

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