Germanus of Man

Other names

Garmon of Man, German of Man

Introduction

Much about Germanus of Man is conjectural and there is considerable confusion with Germanus of Auxerre. He is alleged to have been born in Brittany around 410, lived in Wales in the monastery of Brioc and Illtud, met Patrick in Britain and became bishop of Man around 466.

Gender

Male

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

British

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Germanus (ns)

Related Personal Names

Name

Germanus (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

July 3

Notes

This is his feast in Man

Day of Year

July 31

Notes

Confusion with Germanus of Auxerre may account for this date.

Day of Year

Oct 1

Notes

Confusion with Germanus of Auxerre may account for this date.