Laurentius of Echternach

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Laurentius of Echternach, fl. 704–722, was a scribe from Echternach in modern Luxembourg.

Laurentius wrote the Echternach martyrology in minuscule, and charters for the town of 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.