Book of Saints – Hadrian

chiaroscuro drawing of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia by Hans Holbein the Younger, c.1521; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Saint) Martyr (August 26) (4th century) Said to have been a son of the Emperor Probus, and, having embraced Christianity, to have been put to death (A.D. 320), at Nicomedia in Asia Minor, by the Emperor Licinius. But no reliable information concerning him is extant.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Hadrian”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 May 2017. Web. 8 March 2021. <>