Saint Drithelm

Also known as

  • Drithelm Cuningham
  • Drithelm of Northumbria
  • Dritham of Melrose

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Profile

Wealthy and pious layman, a husband and father. Following a terrifying vision of the afterlife during a near-death experience during an epidemic in 696, he became a hermit and then monk at Melrose, Scotland. Bede writes of him in his History (see link below).

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Drithelm“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 November 2012. Web. 25 May 2015. <>