Saint Canog ap Brychan

Also known as

  • Cynog
  • Cenneur
  • Kennauc

Memorial

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Born a Prince, the eldest son of Saint Brychan of Brecknock, and Benedulved. Martyr. Defynnog, Ystradgynlais, Penderyn, Battle, Llangynog, and Merthyr Cynog and several churches in Wales are named for or dedicated to him.

Born

Died

  • c.492 in Merthy-Cynog, Wales
  • relics enshrined at Merthyr Cynog; legend says that no man is able to tell a lie when in the presence of the relics

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Canog ap Brychan“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 October 2016. Web. 26 February 2017. <>