Saint Aigulf

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Benedictine monk at Fleury, France. He led a party of monks sent to retrieve the relics of Saint Bernard from the Lombards. Abbot at the monastery in Lerins, France c.670, taking over a house badly in need of reform. Aigulf worked to restore order and discipline to the house, and many of the brothers supported him, but some resisted, and following a riot by the they conspired to have Aigulf and four of his supporters kidnapped, taken to the island of Capri, Italy, blinded, tortured and murdered. Though not a martyr in the standard sense, he died due to his defense of monastic life.

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  • “Saint Aigulf“. Saints.SQPN.com. 10 September 2014. Web. 20 September 2014. <>