Book of Saints – Serapion – 14 November – 13th century

detail of the painting 'The Martyrdom of Saint Serapion' by Francisco de Zurbaran, 1628, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut; swiped off WikipediaArticle

(Saint) Martyr (November 14) (13th century) A Religious of the Order of Our Lady of Ransom, by birth an Englishman, who, having surrendered himself as a pledge for the paying of the ransom of eighty-seven Christian captives at Algiers, exasperated the Moors by seeking to make converts to Christianity, on which account they crucified him (A.D. 1240).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Serapion”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 November 2016. Web. 3 December 2016. <>