Maiden

Other names

Medana

Introduction

Traditions about St Maiden are recorded in the Aberdeen Breviary (Macquarrie 2012, 385). She has been identified with other saints whose cults are more widespread, but she may be a local saint whose cult has been assimilated to those who are better-known.

Gender

Female

Associated places

Kirkmaiden in the Rhinns of Galloway

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Unknown

Related Saints

Cult sometimes merges with Étaín ingen Ligin of Tuaim Noa (possible)

Watson 1926, 163; O Riain, Dictionary, 279.

Cult sometimes merges with Midan ingen Chéráin of Clonfad (possible)

O Riain, Dictionary, 456