Martin of Arades

Saint Martin of Arades, also called Martin of Corbie (died on 26 November 726 in Saint-Priest-sous-Aixe[1]), was a canonized monk from Corbie Abbey, whose feast day is November 26 in both the Roman Catholic and the Eastern Orthodox Church.[2]

Martin of Arades
Martin of Corbie
Died26 November 726[1]
Venerated inCatholic Church
Eastern Orthodox Church[2]
Major shrineSaint-Priest-sous-Aixe[1]
Feast26 November[2]
PatronageAixe-sur-Vienne, Saint-Priest-sous-Aixe, gout[3]

He was the chaplain and confessor of the Frankish Mayor of the Palace Charles Martel.[4] He died in Saint-Priest-sous-Aixe and was buried there.[1] He is the patron saint of gout.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f J. Corblet, Hagiographie du diocèse d'Amiens, III, Parijs - Amiens, 1873, p. 224.
  2. ^ a b c art. Martin of Arades, in The Benedictine Monks of St. Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate (edd.), The Book of Saints. A Dictionary of Servants of God canonized by the Catholic Church, New York, 19474, p. 403; November 26. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome,
  3. ^ J. Corblet, Hagiographie du diocèse d'Amiens, III, Paris - Amiens, 1873, pp. 224-225.
  4. ^ M. Bunson - M. Bunson - S. Bunson, Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, Huntington, 1998, p. 404.