Saint Budoc of Brittany

detail of a statue of Saint Budoc, sculptor unknown; photo taken on 15 February 2009 in Trégarvan, Brittany, France by Freh Dhennin; swiped from his feedAlso known as

  • Budoc of Dol
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Born a prince, the son of a king of Brittany; his mother was Azenor, princess of Brest, France. Legend says that his mother was set adrift in a cask, and that Budoc was born at sea with Saint Brigid of Ireland in attendance. Educated in a monastery near Waterford, Ireland. Abbot at Youghal, Ireland. Bishop of Dol, Brittany for 26 years. Several places in Devon and Cornwall in England are named after him.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Budoc of Brittany“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 April 2017. Web. 17 January 2022. <>