Book of Saints – Ethbin


ETHBIN (Saint) Abbot (October 19) (7th century) A Briton of noble birth, educated in France by Saint Samson, Bishop of Dole in Brittany. When a deacon he retired to the Abbey of Taurac (A.D. 554), where he remained till the dispersion of the community through a raid by the Franks (A.D. 556). He then crossed over to Ireland, and there led the life of a hermit in a forest near Kildare, till his death at the age of eightv-three, about A.D. 625.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Ethbin”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 January 2013. Web. 27 November 2015. <>