Catherine of Alexandria

Introduction

There is no early cult of this saint. It seems to have begun in the 9th century at Mount Sinai. The cult was extremely popular in later Middle Ages (62 churches in England). She is frequently depicted with a wheel, her instrument of torture. ODS, 95.

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Catherine (ns) (certain)

Related Personal Names

Name

Catherine (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

Nov 25

Calendar

Kalendarium Breviarii Aberdonensis

Source code

K. Brev. Ab.

Source title

Kalendarium Breviarii Aberdonensis

Editors

Forbes, A. P.

Secondary Title

Kalendar of Scottish Saints

Pages

111-124

Year

1872

Notes

Kal. Brev. Ab. Kalendarium Breviarii Aberdonensis, in Forbes 1872, 111-124

Day of Year

Nov 25

Calendar

Glenorchy Psalter, BL Egerton 2899

Source code

Glenorchy psalter

Source title

Glenorchy Psalter, BL Egerton 2899

Notes

Glenorchy psalter The Glenorchy Psalter (British Library, Egerton 2899)

Day of Year

Nov 25

Calendar

Perth Psalter

Source code

Perth Psalter

Author

Eeles, F.

Source title

Perth Psalter

Journal

PSAS

Pages

426-441

Volume

66

Year

1932

Notes

Perth Psalter, NLS MS 652.