Friday, 10 July 2009

Beocca: Character in Bernard Cornwell's Saxon Series

St. Beocca
Feastday: April 10870
A martyr of EngIand, with Ethor, lledda,Torthred, and others.
The Danes raided England, concentrating on Anglo-Saxon abbeys. Beocca, Ethor, and ninety monks died in Surrey. Hedda and others died at Peterborough, and Torthred and others died at Thorrey Abbey. All were venerated as martyrs.

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