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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Fillan, St.

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A name borne by two Scottish saints: the son of a Munster prince, lived in the 8th century, was first abbot of the monastery on the Holy Loch in Argyll, and afterwards laboured at Strathfillan, Perthshire; some of his relics are to be seen in the Edinburgh Antiquarian Museum; or Faolan, known as "the leper," had his church at the end of Loch Earn, Perthshire; a healing well and chair are associated with his name.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Fillan, St.'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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