ST. EDMUND of EAST ANGLIA – Patron Saint Against Plague
Edmund the Martyr was made King of East Anglia after his father’s death and served to uphold justice for all his people. When his kingdom was invaded by the Great Heathen (Viking) Army, he was imprisoned to avoid bloodshed. Despite tortures, he refused to renounce his religion and was executed.
Edmund of East Anglia- (Edmund the Martyr, St. Edmund)
b. 841- d.11/20/869 Nuremburg, Germany d. 11/20/870 Suffolk, England
Patronage: Kings, Pandemics, Wolves, Torture victims, Against plague
Feast Day: November 20
Memorial Day Nov 20