Thousand Martyrs of Lichfield
Purely mythical collection of 999 companions of Amphibalus, who supposedly escaped to Wales on the occasion of Alban's martyrdom. On their way back they were martyred at a place believed to be Lichfield. Feast: 2 January.
W. Levison, ‘St Alban and St Albans’, Antiquity, xv (1942), 337–59.