Nuttall Encyclopaedia – Saint Adalbert

detail of a coloured engraving of Saint Adalbert of Prague, date and artist unknown; Wellcome Library, London, EnglandArticle

Bishop of Prague, who, driven from Bohemia, essayed to preach the gospel in heathen Prussia, where the priests fell upon him, and “struck him with a death-stroke on the head,” April 27, 997, on the anniversary of which day a festival is held in his honour.

MLA Citation

  • James Wood. “Saint Adalbert”. The Nuttall Encyclopaedia, 1907. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 April 2016. Web. 24 January 2022. <>