Felix is the name of a very large number of early Christians. among whom we notice the following:
(1) Bishop of Aptunga, apparently in proconsular Africa prominent in the controversy concerning the ordination of Csecilianus (q.v.) to the see of Carthage, early in the 4th century.
(2) The apostle of the East Angles and first bishop of Dunwich; died cir. A.D. 647, and commemorated as a saint March 8.
(3) Donatist bishop of Idisia, in Numidia, in 361; guilty of great excesses.
(4) Saint, bishop of Nantes, in Brittany, in 550; died January 6, 582; commemorated July 7.
(5) First bishop of Nuceria (or Nocera), in Umbria, in 402.
(6) Archbishop of Ravenna in 708; carried to Constantinople and blinded, but afterwards restored, and died November 25, 724.
(7) Metropolitan bishop of Seville; confirmed by the Council of Toledo near the close of the 7th century.
(8) Bishop of Siponto; addressed by Gregory the Great in 591 and 593.
(9) Bishop of Treves in 386; resigned about 398.
(10) Bishop of Tubzoca, martyred under Diocletian in 303, and commemorated as a saint October 24.
(11) Abbot of a little monastery in Byzacena, to which Fulgentius (q.v.) retired early in the 6h century.
(12) Surnamed Octavius, a reader, of Abutina, in Africa, martyred at Carthage under Anulinus, the proconsul, with Dativus (q.v.), and commemorated as a saint February 12.
(13) A native of Scilita, martyred at Carthage under Severus (A.D. 200 or 202), along with Perpetua (q.v.) and others; commemorated July 17.