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Feastday: November 8
Patron of Cuby, Cornwall Landulph, Cornwall Llangibby, Monmouthshire, Wales Llangybi, Cardigan, Wales Tregony, Cornwall Kenwyn, Cornwall
Death: 6th century

Welsh abbot, one of the most venerated saints in Anglesey, also called Cuby and Kabius. Born in Cornwall, England, and a cousin of St. David of Wales, he refused the throne of his area. Cybi went to Monmouthshire and then to Avanmore, in Ireland, to study under St. Anda. On Anglesey, an island near Holyhead, Wales, Cybi founded a monastery called Caer Cybi. He is the patron of Llangebby and Llangybi, as well as Cornwall, Tregony, Landulf, and Cuby.


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