Saint Pelagius of Oviedo

Saint Pelagius of OviedoAlso known as

  • Pelagius the Martyr
  • Paio….
  • Pelayo….

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Left with Moors at age 10 as a hostage for his captured Christian uncle. Three years later, when Pelagius had not been ransomed, he was offered his freedom and a reward if he would convert to Islam and denounce Christianity; he declined. Martyred at age 13.

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  • “Saint Pelagius of Oviedo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 June 2015. Web. 29 July 2015. <>