Book of Saints – Wistan

Saint Wystan of EveshamArticle

(Saint) King, Martyr (June 1) (9th century) A Mercian Prince, a youth of saintly life, treacherously murdered at a place called after him Winstow (Wistow) in Leicestershire, for his zeal in upholding Church discipline (A.D. 850). His shrine was in Evesham Abbey.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Wistan”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 November 2017. Web. 18 November 2017. <>