Book of Saints – Alchmund


ALCHMUND (Saint) Martyr (March 19) (8th century) A prince of the Royal House of Northumbria, who after many years of exile among the Picts in Scotland met his death in Shropshire (A.D. 800) in circumstances which led to his end being regarded as a martyrdom. Many miracles were wrought at his tomb, and his relics were enshrined in a magnificent church erected in his honour at Derby.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Alchmund”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 May 2012. Web. 22 January 2019. <>