St Andrew (Biographical details)

St Andrew (biblical figure; saint/martyr; Male; fl. early 1stC)

Also known as

St Andrew; St Andrew Apostle; Apostle; Andrew; Andreas


Christian saint, apostle and New Testament figure, brother of St Peter (q.v.); a Galilean fisherman and first to follow Christ. He was crucified on two beams joined together in the form of an X (crux decussata). Patron saint of Scoland.