|Venerated in||Anglican Church, Roman Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Church|
|Major shrine||St Buryan's Church, Cornwall|
She is said to have been the daughter of an Irish king and travelled to Cornwall from Ireland as a missionary to convert the local people to Christianity. According to the Exeter Calendar of Martyrology Buriana was the daughter of a Munster chieftain. One legend tells how she cured the paralysed son of King Geraint of Dumnonia. Buriana ministered from a chapel on the site of the parish church at St Buryan.
Buriana's feast day is 1 May.
- Ellis (1992), p. 6
- Ellis, P. B. (1992) The Cornish Saints. Penryn: Tor Mark Press, p. 6
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