Baring-Gould’s Lives of the Saints – Blessed Baldwin, Martyr of Laon


(6th century)

[German and Gallican Martyrologies. Life by an unknown author.]

The Blessed Baldwin, archdeacon of Laon, in the reign of Dagobert, was the son of Basus, a nobleman, and Salaberga, who is numbered among the Saints. His sister’s name was Astruda, who is also reckoned a Saint. Baldwin having incurred the enmity of certain evil men, was by them treacherously murdered. The details are not known.

MLA Citation

  • Sabine Baring-Gould. “Blessed Baldwin, Martyr of Laon”. Lives of the Saints, 1897. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 January 2014. Web. 20 January 2019. <>