Book of Saints – Winoc

photograph of an 18th century painting of Saint Winnoc of Flanders on an old door sign in the Pforzner monastery millArticle

(Saint) Abbot (November 6) (8th century) A British chieftain who, driven from his country by the Saxon invaders, settled with his subjects in Brittany. He afterwards entered the monastery of Sithin, near Saint Omer, under the Abbot Saint Bertin. Finally, he himself was placed at the head of a dependency of Sithin. He was laborious in the doing of good works to extreme old age, and passed away in the first years of the eighth century.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Winoc”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 November 2016. Web. 20 January 2019. <>