Saint Aigulphus of Lérins

Also known as

  • Aigulf of Lérins
  • Ayou of Lérins
  • Ayoul of Lérins

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Benedictine monk at Fleury, France at age 20. Sent to Monte Cassino Abbey to obtain relics of Saint Benedict of Nursia. Abbot of the Abbey of Lérins c.670, instituting the Benedictine Rule there. Kidnapped and murdered with four of his brother monks by a group of men who objected to the growing influence of the Christian monks.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aigulphus of Lérins“. Saints.SQPN.com. 2 September 2014. Web. 2 October 2014. <>