Bridget (Brigid or Bride)
Bridget (Brigid Or Bride), a Romish saint, and the patroness of Ireland, was born about the middle of the 5th century. Marvellous and absurd accounts of her miracles are given in the modern lives of her. Her festival is observed on Febr. 1, on which day, A.D. 521 or 523, she is said to have died. See Mant's History of the Irish Church, vol. i, p. 58; vol. ii, p. 145.