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He was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Ireland.

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Q: What happened to Maewyn Succat at the age of sixteen?
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St. Patrick's birth name was Maewyn Succat. St. Patrick was born in Scotland around 375 AD. At age 16, he was captured and sold into slavery in Ireland. He took the name Patrick when he became a Priest.

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