Book of Saints – Elian


ELIAN (EILAN, ALLAN) (Saint) (January 12) (6th century) A Cornish or Breton Saint of the princely family to which belonged Saints Ismael, Oudoceus, Melorius, Tugdual, Judictel, and other holy men. He has given his name to Llanelian in Anglesea, and was Titular of Saint Allan’s Church in Powder. He may have followed his friend Saint Cybi into Cornwall. Baring-Gould calls attention to the not infrequent confusing of his name with that of Saint Hilary.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Elian”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 November 2012. Web. 20 April 2019. <>