Saint Francoveus

Also known as

  • Franchy

Memorial

Profile

Seventh-century monk in Saint Martin de la Bretonnière (modern Sainte Maire, Nièvre), France. Noted for the jealousy he caused by living strictly according the Benedictine Rule. When the abbey was destroyed, he lived as a hermit in the Nivernais region near Nevers, France.

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Francoveus”. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 May 2012. Web. 28 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-francoveus/>