Saint Wystan of Evesham

Saint Wystan of EveshamAlso known as

  • Wystan of Mercia
  • Vistano…
  • Wigstan…
  • Wigstow…
  • Winston…
  • Wistan…
  • Wistanstow…
  • Wistow…

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Prince of Mercia, the son of Wigmund of Mercia and Ælfflæd, daughter of King Ceolwulf I of Mercia. Killed in his youth by his regent Bertulph, king of Mercia, for opposing the marriage of Bertulph to Wistan’s mother. Some writers have considered him a martyrs.

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  • “Saint Wystan of Evesham“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 May 2015. Web. 5 August 2015. <>