Saint Ansegisus

Also known as

  • Ansegis

Memorial

Profile

Benedictine monk at Fontenelle Abbey, France at age 18. Entrusted by Charlemagne and Louis le Débonnaire with the reform and restoration of the monasteries of Saint Sixtus, Saint Memius, Flay, and Luxeuil. He codified the laws of Charlemagne and Louis in the Capitulars. Abbot of Fontenelle; the monastery became famous for learning, discipline, and its library. He divided the riches he obtained from his diplomatic missions among various monasteries.

Born

Died

  • c.833 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ansegisus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 February 2014. Web. 26 December 2014. <>