Saint Betharius of Chartres

Also known as

  • Betario
  • Boetharius

Memorial

Profile

Studied philosophy at the chapter school of Chartres, France. Monk. Priest. Hermit. Court chaplain to King Clotaire II. Reluctant bishop of Chartres, France, c.595. Directed the defenses of Chartres during a siege by Theodoric II of Burgundy; the city fell, Betharius was captured but released after he miraculously healed some Burgundian soldiers. Attended the Council of Sens.

Died

  • c.623 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Betharius of Chartres“. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 June 2014. Web. 22 November 2014. <>