Born to the French nobility. Soldier who fought in several campaigns. Hermit on his estates at Gembloux, Brabant (in modern Belgium. Founded a monastery in Gembloux. Benedictine monk at Gorze Abbey near Metz, France. Though he wanted to retire from the world, he was forced to return to Gembloux several times to defend the rights of the foundation he established to support the monastery.
- “Saint Guibertus of Gorze“. Saints.SQPN.com. 14 May 2013. Web. 17 April 2014. <>