patron of St Briavels (Glos.), of whom the first written record goes back to 1130. He seems to have been a Celtic saint, whose name, according to Ekwall, dates from the Old Celtic Brigomaglos. Stanton says he was a hermit in the Forest of Dean, who gave his name to this place, but whose life is unknown. Feast: 17 June.
Stanton, p. 271.