Blessed Amadeus of Savoy

portrait of Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy, fresco, after 1474, San Domenico church, Turin, ItalyMemorial

Profile

Member of the royal house of Piedmont. Duke of Savoy (an area of modern France). Known as a just and charitable ruler, he promoted the Church in his realm and personal holiness in his subjects.

Born

Died

Patronage

Representation

  • duke distributing alms from a sack
  • collar of the Supreme Order of the Most Holy Annunciation
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Amadeus of Savoy“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 March 2014. Web. 19 April 2014. <>