St. John I was Pope during the reign of Theodoric, the Arian king of the Goths, who cast him into a dungeon at Ravenna, where he died from his sufferings, May 27, 526. His body was carried to Rome and buried under the porch at St. Peter’s.
(Source: The New Roman Missal by Father Lasance)
St. Bede, the illustrious ornament of the Anglo-Saxon Church and the first English historian, is universally known as “Venerable Bede.” He was declared a Doctor of the Church by Pope Leo XIII.
St. Eleutherius, Pope, Martyr:
St. Eleutherius succeeded St. Soter in the pontificate in 176, and governed the Church for fifteen years. He died a martyr, 192. (Source: The New Roman Missal by Father Lasance).