(Saint) Martyr (October 19) (4th century) A Roman soldier in Egypt who, being on guard at a prison in which certain monks condemned to death on account of their religion were confined, on seeing one of them expire in his dungeon, insisted on taking his place, and shared the torture and cruel death of the others (A.D. 307).
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Varus”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 October 2016. Web. 5 December 2016. <>