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Feastday: March 29

Patron of Newport; pirates; soldiers

Birth: 450

Death: 500


Husband of St. Gladys and father of St. Cadoc, a hermit of Wales. He is sometimes called Woollos or Gundleus. He and Gladys were reportedly bandits in Kind Arthur's time, but they repented and became eremites.


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