Studied at the monastery of Jouarre in Ireland under the spiritual direction of abbot Ado. Bishop. Invited by King Coenwalh of the West Saxons to relocate to Wessex. Active evangelist and missionary. Ordained and worked with Saint Wilfrid of York. Led the effort to replace Celtic liturgical customs with Roman ones. When King Coenwalh divided Agilbert’s see for political reasons, Agilbert returned to France. Bishop of Paris, France in 668. When Coenwalh invited Agilbert to return to Wessex, the bishop sent his nephew Eleutherum in his place, and stayed with his Paris see the rest of his days.
- Frankish (modern France)
- c.685 of natural causes
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Dictionary of Saints, by John Delaney
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints