Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Chad, St., flourished during the seventh century A.D. Born in Northumbria, and becoming a pupil of St. Aidan, he went to Ireland in youth. In 666 he was made Archbishop of York, but resigning this appointment three years afterwards, he became bishop of Mercia, and chose Lichfield as the seat of his diocese, finally dying in 672.