Book of Saints – Adrian


ADRIAN (St.) Abbot. (Jan. 9) (8th cent.) An African by birth who embraced the religious life as a Benedictine in Italy and was sent to England with the famous Saint Theodore, by Pope Saint Vitalian. Saint Adrian succeeded Saint Benet Biscop as Abbot of Canterbury. He was a man not only of saintly life, but also of great learning and conspicuous ability. He founded in England several schools for the education of vouth. He died A.D. 710.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Adrian”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 May 2012. Web. 28 September 2020. <>