Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Burian, an Irish Woman


To honour her relics, king Athelstan built a college within sight of the Scilly rocks, with a church, which enjoyed the privilege of a sanctuary.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Burian, an Irish Woman”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 June 2013. Web. 18 September 2021. <>