Cellach m. Áeda, archbishop of Armagh

Introduction

Cellach (1080–1129) was Archbishop of Armagh, later culted as a saint. He became comarba of Patrick in 1105, was committed to church reform and appointed the reformer Malachy as his successor. He belonged to the Clann Sinaich (Herbert 1988, 111).

Gender

Male

Associated places

Armagh

Obituary

AU 1129.3. There is a long entry on Cellach's death on April 1st, and burial.

Genealogies

Clann Sinaich (Herbert 1988, 111)

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Gaelic

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Cellach, Cellán, Mo Chellóc (ns) (certain)

Related Personal Names

Name

Celestinus (certain)

Name

Cellach (certain)

Name

Celsus (probable)

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Feast days

Day of Year

April 1

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

Cellach gloss: comurba Patraicc

Day of Year

April 1

Calendar

Félire Óengusso Céli Dé: Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee

Source code

Stokes 1905

Source title

Félire Óengusso Céli Dé: Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee

Editors

Stokes, W

Year

1905

Notes

Stokes, W (ed.) 1905 Félire Óengusso Céli Dé: Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee (London)

Quote from source

& Ceallach comurba Patraic in hoc die

Notes

Stokes 1905, 110. Note in F.