Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Tibur’ce (3 syl.) or Tiburce (2 syl.).

 Tibul’lus.Tiburtius’s Day (St.). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Tibur’ce (3 syl.) or Tiburce (2 syl.).
Brother of Valinian, converted by the teaching of St. Cecilia, his sister-in-law, and baptised by Pope Urban. Being brought before Almachius the prefect, and commanded to worship the image of Jupiter, both the brothers refused, and were decapitated. (Chaucer: Secounde Nonnes Tale.)   1
“Al this thing sche unto Tiburce told (3 syl.).
And after this Tiburce, in good entente (2 syl.).
With Valiri’an to Pope Urban wente.”
Chaucer: Canterbury Tales, 12,276.

 Tibul’lus.Tiburtius’s Day (St.). 

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