An Apostle, son of Zebedee and brother of John; known as St James the Great. He was put to death by Herod Agrippa I; afterwards, according to a Spanish tradition, his body was taken to Santiago de Compostela. Feast day, 25 July.
An Apostle; known as St James the Less. Feast day (in the Eastern Church) 9 October; (in the Western Church) 1 May.
1Leader of the early Christian Church at Jerusalem; known as St James the Just or the Lord's brother. He was put to death by the Sanhedrin. Feast day, 1 May.
- 1.1The epistle of the New Testament traditionally ascribed to St James.