Member of the Florentine nobility. Benedictine Vallombrosan monk. Abbot of San Salvi monastery. General-superior of the Vallombrosans. Created cardinal by Pope Urban II in 1097. Papal legate. Bishop of Parma, Italy in 1106. Exiled twice during disputes with anti-papal forces opposing Pope Saint Gregory VII, and with those who supported Conrad II as king of Germany, but considered a successful bishop.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints