Roman Christian martyr and saint. Name variations: Eulalia of Barcelona. Born in 290; died in 304.
Born of Christian parents, Eulalia was a 14-year-old Roman virgin who was tortured then burned alive in 304 during the persecution of Diocletian. She had been determined to be a martyr for her faith. There is some confusion as to whether there were two Eulalias who died under similar circumstances—Eulalia of Barcelona and Eulalia of Mérida—or if this is one and the same girl. Highly honored in Spain, Saint Eulalia of Barcelona's feast day is on February 12. Eulalia of Mérida is celebrated on December 10.