Saint William

Saint William


There are several saints in the Christian tradition known by the name William:
* St. William - bishop of Saint-Brieuc, Brittany (d. c. 1234)
* St. William of Ebelholt (also William of Paris or William of the Paraclete) (fl. 12th cent.)
* St. William of Gellone
* St. William of Maleval or St. William the Great - hermit (d. 1157)
* St. William of Bourges (c.1155 - 1209)
* St. William of Norwich (c.1132 - 1144)
* St. William of Perth
* St. William Spenser - Roman Catholic priest condemned to death in Elizabethan England; feast 24 September
* St. William of Vercelli (also William of Montevergine) - Italian hermit (1085 – 1142)
* St. William of York (also William FitzHerbert or William of Thwayt) Archbishop of York (c. 1110 - 1154)

Blesseds and Venerables

* Bl. William - Cluniac, abbot of Hirschau
* Bl. William Carter (d. 1584)
* Bl. William Exmew - Carthusian monk (d. 1535)
* Bl. William Filby - English priest (d. 1582); companion of Bl. Laurence Richardson and St. Luke Kirby
* Bl. William Hart - English priest (d. 1583)
* Bl. William Lacy(d. 1582)

Churches and Chapels

*St. William Church in Cincinnati, Ohio
*St. William's Chapel, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
*St. William's Chapel, York, England. Built in the early 13th century on the Ouse Bridge
*St. William's Catholic Parish, Round Rock, Texas, USA

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