Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Drostan, Abbot in Scotland


He was a prince of the royal blood in Scotland, educated under the discipline of the great Saint Columba. He was afterwards abbot of Dalcongaile; but in his old age lived a recluse in a forest. He died about the year 809. His sacred remains were deposited in a stone coffin at Aberdeen.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Drostan, Abbot in Scotland”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 July 2013. Web. 11 December 2019. <>