Blandina

Saint Blandina (French: Blandine, 162–177 AD) was a Christian martyr who died in Lugdunum (modern Lyon, France) during the reign of Emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Saint Blandina
Blandina severely burned and thrown to wild bulls
Virgin and Martyr
Bornc. 162
Lugdunum, Roman Empire
(modern Lyon, France)
Died177
Lugdunum, Roman Empire
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, Eastern Catholic Churches, Anglican Communion
Major shrineChurch of Saint-Leu, Amiens, France
FeastJune 2
AttributesA bull, depicted tied to a pillar with a lion and bear near her [1]
Patronagethose falsely accused of cannibalism, servant girls, torture victims