Laurentius of Echternach

Laurentius of Echternach, fl. 704-722

Laurentius was a scribe who wrote the Echternach martyrology in minuscule, and charters for Echternach between 704 and 722.

His name may be a Latin rendering of the Irish personal name, Lorcán, so there is a possibility he was Irish


  • "Manuscripts and palaeography, p.525, "A New History of Ireland", volume one, Dublin, 2006.

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