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Angus of Balquhidder
'Angus's Fair' or Féill Aonghuis was held in Balquhidder on the first Wednesday after the second Tuesday of August ie between the 9th and 15th inclusive. Other place-names in the vicinity suggest the presence of a cult here but whether this commemorated a local holy man, or was a part of the cult of an associate of Mochta of Louth (as suggested by Watson) is uncertain. Watson 1926, 272.
Balquhidder, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
Territory or Ethnicity (broad)
Belongs to the group Óengus, Angus (ns) (certain)
Same as Óengus servant of Mochta (possible)
This identity is suggested by Watson on the basis of the servant of Mochta's feastday (11th Aug) falling within the range of dates on which the Féill Aonghuis was held at Balquhidder. (Watson 1926, 272)
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Day of Year
This feast day is suggested on the basis of a fair - Féill Aonghuis - held at Balquhidder between the 9th and 15th of August, inclusive.
Saint in place-names
Though no place-name referring to this particular saint has been identified, it may be that some of the places dedicated to the non-specific group to which he/she belongs may in fact refer to him/her. Please check the non-specific group.
See: Óengus, Angus (ns)