Saint Contentius of Bayeux

Also known as

  • Contestus

Memorial

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Bishop of Bayeux, Normandy, France, from 480 until his death. He was so zealous in his preaching the proper way to live that he angered many powerful local people, and occasionally had to withdraw to live as a hermit for his own safety.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Contentius of Bayeux“. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 January 2014. Web. 24 July 2014. <>