Fionnchu

Irish - A warrior and saint. Son of Findlugh and Iodhnait. He spoke while still in his mother's womb, causing several vats of ale to break open. He was later reputed to spend the night suspended from sickles, watching over a newly-dead person to ward off evil. He also used sickles to suspend himself for seven years to make himself pure enough to be received into heaven. He took part in many battles, leading from the front and breathing out fire, if the opposing forces rejected his offers of peace. Occasionally known as Fionnchu, Fanahan, Fanahan, Findchu or Findchu.

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