Overview

St Chad

(d. 672)


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(d. 672),

first bishop of Mercia and Lindsey at Lichfield, for whom there was an early and popular cult; it was said by Bede that if the faithful put dust from his shrine into water, the drink was medicinal for people and animals. His feast day is 2 March.

Subjects: Christianity.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.