ST. BRYNOTH I., BISHOP OF SCARA, IN SWEDEN, C.
ST. SIGFRID, apostle of Sweden, consecrated St.
Unno, an Englishman, first bishop of Scara, in the province of
West-Gothland, in Sweden. Brynoth, son of Algoth Folcung, was from
him the twenty-second bishop of this church, which he governed
thirty-eight years with admirable zeal and sanctity, and dying on the
6th of February, in 1317, was honored in Sweden among the saints. See
the catalogue of the bishops of Scara, in Swedish verses, divided
into stanzas, wrote under their pictures in the palace of stone,
built by Brynoth III., bishop of that see in the decline of the
fifteenth century, preserved by Benzelius, junior, in Monum. Ecclesiæ
Suevogothicæ, p. 78, et not. p. 231. See also on this saint,
Messenius, in Chronologia Scondiæ, ad annos 1278, 1287, 1289,
1317, and Analectorum t. 2, pp. 131, 139, 141, and his Historia
Sanctorum et Præsulum Scondiæ, aucta a Joan.
Perinksgioldo, in Messenius’s Scondia Illustrata. Stockolmiæ,
1700, in 10 tom. fol. See also John Vastovius, published by
Benzelius, p. 78.