Gildas — also known as Gildas the Wise or Gildas Sapiens — was a 6th-century British monk best known for his scathing religious polemic De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae,... Wikipedia

  • Born:  c. 450-500, Kingdom of Strathclyde
  • Died:  570 (traditional), Rhuys, Brittany
  • Major shrine:  Glastonbury Abbey (destroyed), Rhuys Church
  • Feast:  29 January
  • Attributes:  Monk holding a Celtic bell or writing in a book
  • Patronage:  Welsh historians, bell founders
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo