Saint Trumwin of Whitby

Also known as

  • Trumwin of Abercorn



Bishop of the Southern Picts in Scotland in 681; he worked from the monastery of Abercorn on the Firth of Forth. When King Egfrid was killed by the Picts in 685, Trumwin and his monks had to flee the area. Retired to spend his later years as a prayerful monk in Whitby, England.


  • c.704 of natural causes


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Trumwin of Whitby“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 February 2010. Web. 26 September 2016. <>