Spiritual student of Saint Severus of Poitiers. Monk at a monastery in Poitou, France, a place now Saint-Maixent in his honour; he eventually served as abbot. He was highly esteemed by the local laity whom he sheltered during invasions. Known as a miracle worker.
- 518 of natural causes
- “Saint Maxentius of Poitou“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 December 2014. Web. 26 January 2015. <>