Brannoc of Braunton
|Died||Braunton in North Devon|
|Venerated in||Anglican Communion and Roman Catholicism|
|Major shrine||Braunton in North Devon (destroyed)|
|Feast||26 June or 7 January.|
Brannock is believed to have migrated from South Wales to establish a monastery at Braunton in the 6th century. He is believed to have been buried there. It is also believed that he built his church on a hill overlooking Braunton, but it has since collapsed. In a dream he was told to look for a sow and piglets for the site to build his new church. This story is commemorated in one of the stained glass windows and in a roof boss of St Brannock's Church, Braunton.
Braunton celebrates St Brannock's Day each 26 June, but Exeter Cathedral celebrates his feast day on 7 January and 7 April. The latter may be a conflation with Saint Brynach whose feast day is 7 April.
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