Book of Saints – Brithwold


BRITHWOLD (Saint) Bishop (January 22) (11th century) A monk of Glastonbury who became Bishop of Wilton or Ramsbury on the Translation of Alfric to the See of Canterbury (A.D. 996). He was distinguished for his gift of prophecy and is described as “vir sanctissimus” in the Liturgical Lections of the Feast of Saint Edward the Confessor. He was buried at Glastonbury A.D. 1043.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Brithwold”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 September 2012. Web. 17 January 2019. <>