Saint Richard the King

detail of an Italian holy card of Saint Richard the King by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Saxon king, possibly of Wessex in modern England. Married, and the father of Saint Willibald, Saint Winebald, and Saint Walburga. At least two disparate biographies exist for him, neither of them very creditable. Died suddenly during a pilgrimage to Rome, Italy.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Richard the King“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 February 2018. Web. 16 September 2019. <>