Saints and Their Symbols – Saint Alphege

[Saint Alphege of Winchester]Article

A.D. 1012, April 19. Archbishop of Canterbury. When the Danes took and burnt the city of Canterbury, Saint Alphege was first imprisoned, and then stoned to death, for refusing to ransom his life. His remains were interred in Saint Paul’s Cathedral, and ten years later were translated to Canterbury. Emblem – Carrying stones in his chasuble.

MLA Citation

  • E A Greene. “Saint Alphege”. Saints and Their Symbols, 1909. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 August 2013. Web. 19 July 2018. <>