Travelling from Ireland to the continent to become a missionary, Erkemboden’s companions were murdered and he decided to stop at the monastery of Saint-Omer in France. He became a monk and then abbot there. Bishop of Thérouanne, France for 26 years.
- 714 of natural causes
- “Saint Erkemboden of Thérouanne“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 December 2014. Web. 5 March 2015. <>