A Hymn on the Life, Virtues and Miracles of St. Patrick Composed by his Disciple, Saint Fiech, Bishop of Sletty

By:  Fiech, Saint ,
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The Hymn is in English, Latin and a very Old Irish... around 600 a.d.. Excerpt: HYMN ON ST. PATRICK. I. Patrick was born at heavenly Tours, As it is ascertained in stories; A youth of sixteen years At the time he was brought under bondage. II. Succat his name at the beginning; Who his father was, be it known Son of Calphurn, son of Otidé, Descended from the Deacon Odissé. III. He was six years in servitude, The food of the people he eat not, They were all by him supported, Four tribes to whom he was enslaved.