- Avertinus the Deacon
Deacon who travelled into exile in France with Saint Thomas Becket. Participated in the synod of Tours, France in 1163. After the death of Saint Thomas, Avertinus dedicated himself to the service of the poor and strangers at Vinzai, Touraine, France, and spent his final years as a hermit.
- 1189 at Vençay, France of natural causes
- buried at the church in Vençay which became a site of miracles and pilgrimage
- “Saint Avertinus of Tours“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 April 2014. Web. 2 February 2015. <>