Saint Neot

  • d. in or before 878
  • feast-day: 17 December, 31 July, 20 October
  • saints of Cornwall, monks
  • Cornwall, Glastonbury, St Neot ... Cornwall
Saint associated with St Neot, Cornwall. According to his first Life, he was an English monk of Glastonbury abbey who retreated to a life of isolation and private prayer in what became the location for the foundation of his monastery in Cornwall; his relics are said to have been translated to St Neots, Huntingdonshire.

See also: CornwallCornwall
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Reference works
Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press, 2004–present. URL: <>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
Lapidge (Michael) [id. 19893. ‘Neot [St Neot] (d. in or before 878)’] direct link
Mattingly, Joanna, “Pre-Reformation saints’ cults in Cornwall – with particular reference to the St Neot windows”, in: Jane Cartwright (ed.), Celtic hagiography and saints’ cults, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2003. 249–270.
Orme, Nicholas, The saints of Cornwall, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

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