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Petroc [St Petroc, Pedrog]locked

(fl. 6th cent.)
  • Caroline Brett


Petroc [St Petroc, Pedrog] (fl. 6th cent.), monk, was the founder of the church of Padstow and patron saint of Bodmin, Cornwall. His earliest life was probably written in Cornwall in the eleventh century; it survives in the Obituary of St Méen, Brittany...

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