Mellitus was the first Bishop of London and the third Archbishop of Canterbury, and a member of the Gregorian mission sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity. He arrived in 601 A.D. with a group of clergy and was consecrated as Bishop of London ... read more
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According to legend, Mellitus saved the Cathedral and much of the town of Canterbury from destruction by fire. The strength of his prayers summoning a great wind that drove the flames away from the city. He was later made a Saint.