Catholic Encyclopedia – Saint Beatrix

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A Roman virgin and martyr, inscribed in the Roman Martyrologium on 29 July. She is believed to have been the sister of the martyrs Simplicius and Faustinus whom she buried in the Via Portuensi. The legend says that she was then denounced as a Christian by Lucretius to whom she was betrothed, and was strangled by her own servants. Lucretius shortly afterwards died suddenly by the visitation of God.

MLA Citation

  • Herbert Thurston. “Saint Beatrix”. Catholic Encyclopedia, 1913. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 December 2018. Web. 18 January 2021. <>