Book of Saints – Elvan and Mydwyn


(Saints) (January 1) (2nd century) The two Britons alleged by tradition to have been sent by King Saint Lucius to Pope Saint Eleutherius to beg for missionaries to Britain, as a result of which petition Saints Fugatius and Damian came to South Wales. Saint Elvan is alleged to have become a Bishop; and Glastonbury is given as the place of burial of both him and Saint Mydwyn.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Elvan and Mydwyn”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 November 2012. Web. 23 May 2019. <>