St Agnes

(d. c. 305)

Related Overviews

St Ambrose (c. 339—397) Doctor of the Church, bishop of Milan


St Damasus (c. 304—384)

Canon of the Mass

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


'St Agnes' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Christianity


Quick Reference

(died c.304),

Roman martyr, said to have been a Christian virgin who refused to marry, she was martyred during the reign of Diocletian. She is the patron saint of virgins and her emblem is a lamb (Latin agnus). Her feast day is 21 January.

Subjects: Christianity.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »