Sexto Nonas Mártii. Luna.


Sexto Nonas Mártii. Luna. The Second Day of March.  The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ, via Latína, sanctórum Mártyrum Jovíni et Basiléi, qui passi sunt sub Valeriáno et Galliéno Imperatóribus. At Rome, on the Latin Way, the holy martyrs Jovinus and Basileus, who suffered under Emperors Valerian and Gallienus.
Item Romæ plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum, qui sub Alexándro Imperatóre et Ulpiáno Præfécto, diu cruciáti, ad extrémum capitáli senténtia damnáti sunt. Also at Rome, under Emperor Alexander and the prefect Ulpian, many holy martyrs who were a long time tortured and condemned to capital punishment.
Cæsaréæ, in Cappadócia, sanctórum Mártyrum Lúcii Epíscopi, Absalónis et Lórgii. At Caesarea, in Cappadocia, the holy martyrs Lucius, bishop, Absalon, and Lorgius.
In Portu Románo sanctórum Mártyrum Pauli, Heráclíi, Secundíllæ et Januáriæ. At Porto, near Rome, the holy martyrs Paul, Heraclius, Secundilla, and Januaria.
In Campánia commemorátio sanctórum octogínta Mártyrum, qui, cum nollent carnes immolátas comédere nec caput capræ adoráre, a Longobárdis sævíssime cæsi sunt. In Campania, the commemoration of eighty holy martyrs, who were barbarously killed by the Lombards because they would not eat flesh that had been offered to the idols, nor would they adore the head of a goat.

Lichféldiæ, in Anglia, sancti Ceáddæ, Epíscopi Merciórum et Lindisfarnórum, cujus præcláras virtútes sanctus Beda Venerábilis commémorat. At Lichfield in England, St. Chad, bishop of Mercia and Lindisfarne, whose excellent virtues are mentioned by St. Venerable Bede.

Et álibi aliórum plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum et Confessórum, atque sanctárum Vírginum.
R.  Deo grátias.
And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R.  Thanks be to God.

March II.
Martyrs under the Lombards
St. Ceada, or Chad, Bishop and Confessor
St. Simplicius, Pope and Confessor
St. Marnan, Bishop and Confessor
St. Charles the Good, Earl of Flanders, Martyr
St. Joavan, or Joevin, Bishop and Confessor

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