September 2 – John the Faster; William of Roskilde

John the Faster (d. 595) was born to artisan parents (unless they weren’t), grew up in Constantinople (unless he didn’t), and worked as an engraver at the mint (unless he was a sculptor). He became famous for his great speed, and so he was called . . . Of course I kid. He was famous… Continue reading September 2 – John the Faster; William of Roskilde