New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Botwid


(Botwinus, Botuid or Botuidus) (died 1120) Martyr, apostle of Sweden, born province of Sudermannland, Sweden. Of pagan parents, he was converted to Christianity in England and returned to evangelize his countrymen. While performing his missionary duties, he was murdered by a Slavonic captive whom he had converted and instructed. Buried at Botkirk, Sudermannland. Feast, 28 July.

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  • “Saint Botwid”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 August 2012. Web. 23 October 2020. <>