Blessed Sancho of Aragon

detail of a Blessed Sancho of Aragon holy card, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Born a prince, the fourth son of Blessed James I, King of Aragon. Turning from worldly ways, he joined the Mercedarians, receiving the habit from Saint Peter Nolasco. Archbishop of Toledo, Spain. Saracens cut off his hand with the ring of his office, and then martyred him for not losing his faith.



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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Sancho of Aragon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 October 2015. Web. 16 June 2021. <>