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Kentigern

  • d. 612x614
  • Feast-day: 13 January
  • Glasgow ... diocese
  • saints of Scotland
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Patron saint of the diocese of Glasgow, also known by his pet-name Mungo who is described as a Briton, son of St Teneu (Thaney) of Lothian and British chieftain Owain. He may have been based on the female saint Caintigern.


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Teneu
Teneu
(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: <http://www.oxforddnb.com>. 
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: <https://biography.wales>.
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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