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Dogmael


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(d. early 6th century),

Welsh monk. The place-names and dedications to this saint point clearly to Pembrokeshire (Dyfed) as his main area of influence, but there was also one parish in Anglesey dedicated to him. It is likely, but not certain, that he moved to Brittany where a St Dogmeel or Toel has had a considerable cult, and is invoked to help children to learn to walk. Feast: 14 June.

Baring-Gould and Fisher, ii. 349–51;B.L.S., vi. 106.

Subjects: Christianity.


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