Maurinus of Cologne
Maurinus of Cologne († on June 10th before the 10th century in Cologne ) was, according to the inscription on his coffin, abbot and died a martyr . He is a saint of the Catholic Church ; his feast day is June 10th.
Little is known about his personality. His martyrdom is possibly related to the Viking incursions in 881/882 . The labeled coffin with its bones was found in 966 when the St. Pantaleon Church in Cologne was rebuilt . In 1180 a valuable shrine was made for the relics , in which they are kept to this day.
The church of St. Maurinus (Lützenkirchen) is dedicated to him.
|SURNAME||Maurinus of Cologne|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Abbot, martyr, saint|
|DATE OF BIRTH||8th century or 9th century|
|DATE OF DEATH||9th century|
|Place of death||Cologne|