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Meriasek

  • supp. fl. 6th/7th century
  • feast-day: 7 June
  • saints of Cornwall, saints of Brittany
  • Brittany, Cornwall, Camborne, Vannes, Josselin
A saint of Breton origin who is the subject of a Middle Cornish play, Beunans Meriasek, according to which he performed many miracles during his time in Cornwall and later returned to Brittany to become bishop of Vannes. In some Breton sources, his feast-day is 7 June, while in Camborne, it used to be celebrated on the first Friday of June.


See also: BrittanyBrittany
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CamborneCamborne
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CornwallCornwall
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JosselinJosselin
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VannesVannes
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Sources

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Doble, G. H., The saints of Cornwall, vol. 1: Saints of the Land’s End district, Oxford: Holywell Press for the Dean and Chapter of Truro, 1960.  
Contents: 1. Saint Selevan, patron of St Levan; 2. Saint Paul Aurelian; 3. Saint Gudwal; 4. Saint Euny; 5. Saint Ia, patron of St Ives; 6. Saint Erc; 7. Saint Crowan; 8. Saint Gwinear; 9. Saint Meriadoc; Note on Saint Senan.

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