Saint Non Non (also Nonna or Nonnita) was, according to Christian tradition, the mother of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales . Legend The Life of St David was written around 1095 by Rhigyfarch, and is our main source of knowledge for the lives of both St David (died c. 589) and his mother.
- 2, 3 or 5 March, or second Sunday after Midsummer's Day
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Feastday: March 3 Author and Publisher - Catholic Online Printable Catholic Saints PDFs Shop St. Non Mother of St. David of Wales also called Nonnita or Nonna. Perhaps born of noble descent in Dyfed, Wales, she was seduced by or possibly married a local chieftain named Sant. The result of their union was St. David.
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St Non is described variously as the daughter of a chieftain or a king, a nun, and a chaste woman. It is likely that women played a prominent role in early Welsh society, with some legal rights and a degree of independence in managing their lives.
Saint Non, also known as Nonna, Nonita, or Nonnita, was a noblewoman, possibly belonging to a royal house. She holds a significant place in Christian history as the mother of Saint David of Wales. Although little is known about her early life, it is believed that she married and later became a widow. According to legend, Saint Non was an unwed mother, with Saint David conceived during a ...
Sep 14, 2018 · 224 The modern chapel. Donkers (Atlas Obscura User) Two chapels, a holy well, and the alleged birthplace of the patron saint of Wales can all be found in this spiritual and scenic spot along the...