Rev. Alban Butler (171173). Volume I: January. The Lives of the Saints. 1866.
St. Blaithmaic, Native of Ireland, Abbot of Hij, in Scotland
SON of an Irish king, and abbot in the isle of Hij, in Scotland. He was martyred by Danish pirates, to whom he refused to betray the treasures of the church, in 793. See his life, by Wilfridus Strabo, in Canisius Antiq. Lec. &c.