Saint Dinooth

Also known as

  • Dinothus
  • Dunawd
  • Dunod



Sixth century northern British chieftain who was driven into Wales by military opponents. There he entered religious life. Monk. Abbot. Founder of Bangor abbey, Flintshire, Wales, on the Dee river, which eventually grew to about 2,400 monks, and was destroyed c.603. Assisted at the second synod of Welsh bishops convened by Saint Augustine of Canterbury in 602.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Dinooth“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 September 2016. Web. 24 September 2018. <>