Book of Saints – Kenelm


(Saint) King, Martyr (July 17) (9th century) A Mercian Prince, who while yet a child succeeded to the throne on the death of his father, King Kenulph. His unnatural sister, Cynefrith, however, caused him to be done to death in the Forest of Clent (A.D. 821). In Mediaeval England he was universally venerated as a Saint and Martyr.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Kenelm”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 December 2013. Web. 26 January 2022. <>