Patrick: Son of Ireland


A young nobleman is captured by raiding pirates and spends seven painful years a slave to an Irish chieftain. At last he escapes, betraying his friends and the woman he loves, and makes his way to Gaul. He becomes a soldier, rises in the ranks, and achieves a life of promise in Roman society. Yet he is haunted by his memories of Ireland and comes to believe that he has a special mission there: to convert the Irish people to Christianity.

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