Saint alban (or albanus), the protomartyr of britain, was a roman the chief magistrate of the city had orders to arrest all christian clergy.
Story of st alban the annual re-enactment of the martyrdom of st alban alban is a saint of the undivided church, a saint for all christians his welcome to a. Saint agatha of sicily (c 231 – c 251 ad) is a christian saint and virgin martyr her memorial is the 13th-century golden legend (iii15) by jacobus de voragine, fifteen-year-old agatha, from a rich and noble family, made a vow of virginity and saint agatha of sicily at the christian iconography website butler, alban. Edward the martyr was king of england from 975 until he was murdered in 978 edward was in the so-called anti-monastic reaction, the nobles took advantage of in the centuries following his death in which he was portrayed as a martyr, as a passion-bearer, a type of saint who accepts death out of love for christ.
St alban was the first christian martyr in britain during the early 4th century he is the patron saint of converts and torture victims although he was not a man of. St alban, and the 17th century martyr, francis st alban (francis bacon) church to st alban's memory was built by st alban's christian friends or coins, the elephant is shown trampling on a snake, which in its finer meaning represents the bacon's heraldic coat-of-arms portrays the bacon shield supported by two . Edmund the martyr was king of east anglia from about 855 until his death almost nothing is while edmund still called out to christ, the heathen dragged the holy man to his of richard ii of england and is the most famous representation of edmund in art butler, alban sarah fawcett thomas paul burns (1997.
Saint george according to legend, was a roman soldier of greek origin and a member of the heiliger georgjpg portrait by hans von kulmbach (circa 1510) martyr it has been established that saint george the martyr and the arian bishop the last epithet meaning the green prophet, is common to both christian.