Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Peter, Abbot in England


Disciple of Saint Gregory the Great, and first abbot of Saint Austin’s, in Canterbury, then called Saint Peter’s. Going to France in 608, he was drowned near the harbour of Ambleteuse, between Calais and Bologne, and is named in the English and Gallican Martyrologies.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Peter, Abbot in England”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 January 2013. Web. 23 February 2019. <>