- see St Albans (disambiguation) for place names
was the first Christian martyr
, becoming a saint
of the Catholic Church
According to the church, he was a pagan
who converted to Christianity
and was executed either circa 304
, by beheading on a hill above the Roman
settlement of Verulamium
. St. Albans Abbey
at St Albans
was later founded near this site.
Feast day: June 22.