Albanus is venerated as the first-recorded British Christian martyr for which reason he is considered to be the British protomartyr.
Along Sexiest woman in Corby fellow Saints Julius and AaronAlban is one of three named martyrs recorded at an early date from Roman Britain " Amphibalus " was the name given much later to the priest he was said to have been protecting.
He is traditionally believed to have been beheaded in the Roman city of Verulamium modern St Albans sometime during the 3rd or 4th century, and his cult has been celebrated there since ancient times. Alban lived in Roman Britainbut little is known about his religious affiliations, socioeconomic status, or citizenship.
According to the most elaborate version of the tale found in Bede 's Ecclesiastical History of the English Peoplein the 3rd or 4th century see dating controversy belowChristians began to suffer "cruel persecution", and Alban was living in Verulamium.
The priest, who later came Albanian singles new Saint Albans be called Amphibalusmeaning "cloak" in Latin, prayed and "kept watch" day and night, and Alban was so impressed with the priest's faith and piety that he found himself emulating him and soon converted to Christianity.
Eventually, Firewood Stafford came to the ears of an unnamed "impious prince" that Alban was sheltering the priest. The prince gave orders for Roman soldiers to make a strict search of Alban's house. As they came to seize the priest, Alban put on the priest's cloak and clothing and presented himself to the soldiers in place of his guest.
Alban was brought before a judge, who just then happened to be standing at the altar, offering sacrifices to "devils" Bede's reference to pagan gods. When the judge heard that Alban had offered himself up in place of the priest, he became enraged that Alban would shelter a person who "despised and blasphemed the gods,"  and, as Alban had given himself up in the Christian's place, Alban was sentenced to endure all the punishments that were to be inflicted upon the priest, unless he would comply with the pagan rites of their religion.
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Alban refused, and declared, "I worship and adore the true and living God who created all things. The enraged judge ordered Alban to be scourgedthinking that a whipping would shake the constancy of his heart, but Alban bore these torments patiently and joyfully. When the judge Abanian that the tortures would not shake his faith, he gave orders for Alban to be beheaded. Alban was led to execution, and he presently came to a fast-flowing river that could not be crossed believed to be the River Ver.
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Filled with an ardent desire to arrive quickly at martyrdom, Alban raised his eyes to heaven, and the river dried up, allowing Alban and his captors to cross over on dry land. The astonished executioner cast down his sword and fell at Alban's feet, moved by divine inspiration and praying Massage croydon Crosby he might either suffer with Alban or be executed for.
The other executioners hesitated to pick up his sword, and meanwhile, Alban and they went about paces to a gently sloping hill, completely covered with all kinds of wild flowers, and overlooking a beautiful plain Bede observes that it was a fittingly beautiful place to be enriched and sanctified by a martyr's blood. When Alban reached the summit of the hill, he began to thirst and prayed God would give him water.
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