Son of Saint Marcellus of Léon, brother of Saint Servandus of Cadiz. Soldier in the imperial Roman army. When he was revealed to be a Christian, Germanus was chained, tortured, force marched without food, and finally martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.
- beheaded c.305 on the Hill of Martyrs in San Fernando, Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain
- relics enshrined in Seville, Spain
- “Saint Germanus of Cadiz“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 October 2016. Web. 17 January 2017. <>