Saint Angilbert of Centula Biography
St. Angilbert of Centula Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
|Date of Birth||740 AD|
|Country of Birth||France in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Monks|
|Place of Work||France|
|Date of Death||18 February 814|
|Place of Death||N/A|
|Feast Day||February 17|
|Beatification||Beatified by N/A|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
|Patron Saint of||N/A|
St. Angilbert of Centula was raised at the court of Charlemagne where he became his friend and confidante. He married Charlemagne’s daughter Bertha where with her permission turned to religious life. Bertha became a nun while Angilbert became a Benedictine monk.
He raised to be a Court chaplain, Councilor and diplomat and as a reward for his service in the court, Charlemagne gave him the Abbey of Saint Riquier in Centula where he served as abbot. He was the Executor of the emperor’s will.