Book of Saints – Foilan


(Saint) Bishop, Martyr (October 31) (7th century) An Irish Saint, brother of Saints Fursey and Alban, who after governing in England for some years the Monastery of Burghcastle, was consecrated Bishop by Pope Saint Martin I and sent as a missionary to the countries now called Holland and Belgium, where he eventually won a Martyr’s crown, about A.D. 656.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Foilan”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 August 2018. Web. 24 March 2019. <>