• d. 612x614
  • feast-day: 13 January
  • saints of Scotland
  • Glasgow ... diocese
also known by his pet-name Mungo, patron saint of the diocese of Glasgow, who is described as a Briton, son of St Teneu (Thaney) of Lothian and British chieftain Owain.

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(supp. fl. c.6th century)
Teneu, Taneu or Thenew, etc., mother of St Kentigern and a saint in her own right, whose name is attested in a number of church dedications in the Glasgow area. According to the Lives of St Kentigern, she was the daughter of a British king in the north.
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Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press, 2004–present. URL: <>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
Broun (Dauvit) [id. 15426. ‘Kentigern [St Kentigern, Mungo]’] direct link
Welsh biography online, Online: National Library of Wales, 2009–present. URL: <>.
Jenkins (Robert Thomas) [id. s1-CYND-EYR-0518. ‘KENTIGERN (Welsh CYNDEYRN), or MUNGO (518? - 603), saint, the founder of Glasgow’] direct link
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