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Fiachra [St Fiachra, Fiacre]locked

(fl. mid-7th cent.)
  • Elva Johnston


Fiachra [St Fiachra, Fiacre] (fl. mid-7th cent.), monastic founder, was an Irish peregrinus (wandering holy man) who settled at Breuil in the Merovingian Frankish kingdom of Neustria. He is associated with St Faro (fl. 650), bishop of Meaux, and with fellow Irish saint ...

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