Saint Quentin

detail of a painting of the Martyrdom of Saint Quentin, artist unknown, southern Netherlands, 1537; Museum M, Leuven, Belgium; photographed on 12 October 2013 by Daderot; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Quintin
  • Quintinus

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Son of a Roman senator. Convert to Christianity. Missionary to Gaul with Saint Lucian of Beauvais. Quentin’s preaching and example won many converts in Amiens. Arrested in 286 by Prefect Rictius Varus during the Maximian persecution. Martyr

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  • “Saint Quentin“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 August 2020. Web. 12 August 2020. <>