Saints in Art – Saint Alban

Saint Alban of BritainArticle

(22nd June) The first British martyr. He was born at Verulamium (Saint Alban’s), in the third century. During the persecution under Diocletian he sheltered in his house a Christian priest, by whose teaching and example he was converted. Soon afterwards he suffered martyrdom. A church was built on the spot, in later times the site of the celebrated Benedictine monastery.

MLA Citation

  • Margaret E Tabor. “Saint Alban”. The Saints in Art, with Their Attributes and Symbols. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 February 2014. Web. 19 September 2017. <>