Priest. Studied in Ireland. Knew Saint Willibrord of Echternach. Missionary to Saxony with Saint Ewald the Fair c.690. Tortured and murdered by pagan Saxons who feared to give up the old religion. Martyr.
- Northumbria, England
- torn limb from limb c.695 at Aplerbeck, Westphalia
- body thrown into the River Rhine, but they were miraculously moved 40 miles upstream to a place where friends were camping, and then were recovered
- relics translated to the church of Saint Cunibert, Cologne, Germany by Duke Pepin of Austrasia
- some relics translated to the Premonstratensian monastery of Florennes in the province of Namur in 1121 by Saint Norbert
- most relics destroyed by Anabaptists in 1534
- “Saint Ewald the Black“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 September 2008. Web. 31 March 2015. <>