Elfin of Warrington

Elfin of Warrington is a little-known saint venerated in medieval Warrington, near the modern city of Liverpool.[1] He is known only from one entry in the Domesday Book, his cult or church holding one carucate of land.[1] The name is Brittonic, derived from Latin Alpinus.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 Blair, "Handlist", p. 533


  • Jankulak, Karen (2000), The Medieval Cult of St Petroc, Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, ISBN 0-85115-777-7 
  • Blair, John (2002), "A Handlist of Anglo-Saxon Saints", in Thacker, Alan; Sharpe, Richard, Local Saints and Local Churches in the Early Medieval West, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 495–565, ISBN 0-19-820394-2 

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