Beinian m. Seiscnéin of Armagh

Other names

Benignus of Armagh

Gender

Male

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Beinén, Beinian, Benignus (ns)

Same as Benignus of Lesmahago (probable)

It may, however, be the case that the saint has simply been invented by Dempster.

Related Personal Names

Name

Beinian (certain)

Name

Benignus (certain)

Source

Martyrology of Gorman

Nov 9

Feast days

Day of Year

Nov 9

Calendar

Martyrology of Gorman

Source code

Mart. G

Source title

Martyrology of Gorman

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1895

Notes

Full title is Félire Húi Gormáin, The Martyrology of Gorman edited from a manuscript in the Royal library, Brussels, with a preface, translation, notes and indices. It is published by the Henry Bradshaw Society.

Quote from source

Benignus cain caemslat 'bright Benignus a dear scion' gloss: epscop, deiscipul Pátraic, ocus a comarba, 'Patrick's disciple and his successor'

Notes

Mart. T is lacking for this date.

Day of Year

Nov 9

Calendar

The Martyrology of Donegal

Source code

Mart. Do.

Source title

The Martyrology of Donegal

Editors

Todd, J. H.

Year

1864

Notes

Other author to be specified.

Quote from source

Benignus .i. Benen, mac Seisnein, descipul Pátraicc, acus a chomarba, .i. priomaidh Arda Macha. ‘Benignus, ie Benen, son of Sescnén, disciple of Patrick, and his successor, that is, Primate of Ard-Macha.’

Notes

This is the beginning of a long entry, which includes genealogical details and references to a Life.