Book of Saints – Alexander – 6 June


ALEXANDER (Saint) Bishop Martyr (June 6) (6th century) A holy Bishop of Fiesole (Tuscany), famous for his courageous defence of the rights and liberties of the Church, at the Court of the Kings of Lombardy. He, however, paid for his intrepidity with his life; for on his return, after having won his cause, he was waylaid by his opponents and drowned in the river Arno (A.D. 590).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Alexander”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 May 2012. Web. 23 July 2018. <>