Blessed Guido of Acqui

[Blessed Guido of Acqui]Also known as

  • Guisto of Acqui
  • Guy of Acqui
  • Vido of Acqui
  • Wido of Acqui

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Born to the nobility; his father was the Count of Acquesana. Educated in Bologna, Italy. Bishop of Acqui, Monteferrato, Piedmont, Italy in March 1034 till his death 36 years later. Noted reformer, and remembered for his charity; he used much of his own wealth to support the local economy and end corruption. Promoted the education of women. Founded the convent of Santa Maria de Campis.

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  • “Blessed Guido of Acqui“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 May 2014. Web. 28 December 2014. <>