Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Marcou, or Marculfus, Abbot


He was abbot of Nanteu, in the diocess of Coutances, in Normandy, famous for miracles, especially in healing the scrofulous disorder, called the king’s evil. He died on the first of May, in 558, and is honoured in the Martyrologies of Coutances, Evreux, etc.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Marcou, or Marculfus, Abbot”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 April 2013. Web. 19 October 2021. <>