Celtic saints names beginning with D and E
One of the Irish martyrs.
Her chapel at Menaderve is on the site of the murder.
St Endellion nr Wadebridge
Brychan’s daughter. She was an evangelist and had two wells. 5th century
Companion to Breaca. Landed at Hayle and gives the name to Porthleven.
He lived 414-524AD
He was converted and baptised by Patrick and was courtier to the King of Laoghaire (Ireland). He was converted as Patrick arrived at court.
St Eval church is between landing sites on the north Cornish coast of the Irish and Welsh Celtic missionary expeditions. It’s not known who he is, possibly Efelwy 620 who was a Bishop confessor or Ethelbert II 749.
Possibly a female but very little is known of this saint. However, she's left her name in the village of St Ewe which in Cornish is Lannewa, indicating a holy enclosure. It's believed by hagiographers that the English name was St Avoye. If so, she was a Christian martyr from the 3rd century, who was originally from Sicily, Italy.