Saint Tysilio of Wales

statue of Saint Suliac; date and artist unknown; porch of the church of Saint Suliac, Saint-Suliac, France; photographed on 24 June 2011 by GO69; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Suliac
  • Suliau
  • Tyssel
  • Tyssilo



Born to the Welsh royalty, the son of prince Brochwel Ysgythrog. Monk, and then abbot in Meifod, Montgomeryshire, Wales. The nearby town of Llandysilio, Wales is named for him. He founded several churches throughout Wales. May have moved to Brittany, but records are unclear.



  • c.640 of natural causes


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Tysilio of Wales“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 April 2015. Web. 27 November 2015. <>