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. 22 June 2017. Web. 18 October 2017. <>