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Rev. Alban Butler (1711–73). Volume I: January. The Lives of the Saints. 1866.

January 6

St. Peter, Abbot in England

DISCIPLE of St. Gregory the Great, and first abbot of St. Austin’s, in Canterbury, then called St. Peter’s. Going to France in 608, he was drowned near the harbour of Ambleteuse, between Calais and Bologne, and is named in the English and Gallican Martyrologies. See Bede, Hist. l. 1. c. 33.  1