(d. 488)

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(d. 488),

bishop of Ardagh. Supposedly a Briton and a disciple of Patrick who consecrated him, Mel was closely associated with the evangelization of the district of Ardagh, but is otherwise unknown. Feast: 6 February.

B.L.S., ii. 67; The Irish Saints, p. 245.

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