Harold of Gloucester

Harold of GloucesterAlso known as

  • Aroldo



Child who was found tortured, mutilated and murdered; his killer was never identified.

Because he was found on a Friday in Lent, the blood libel rumour immediately spread, his death blamed on Jews who supposedly needed the blood of a Christian child for Passover rituals.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Harold of Gloucester“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 March 2017. Web. 25 September 2021. <>