Book of Saints – Melanius

Saint Melaine of RennesArticle

(Saint) Bishop (January 6) (6th century) A Breton Saint, made Bishop of Rennes, and a prominent prelate in his time, when the Franks were overrunning Gaul. He enjoyed the favour of their King Clovis after the latter had become a Christian. Saint Melanius succeeded in almost entirely extirpating idolatry from his own Diocese of Rennes, and died in great fame of sanctity A.D. 530.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Melanius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 April 2015. Web. 26 January 2022. <>