Betton, Count of Tonnerre

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Betton, count of Tonnerre (died c. 616),[1] was a sixth-century member of the royal house of the Kingdom of Burgundy.[2]

It is claimed that he is also called "Blessed Betto", as the father of bishop Lupus of Sens (c. 573-c. 623) in the article on Sens in the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles François Roussel La diocèse de Langres: histoire et statistique 1873- Volume 1 - Page 137 "S. Leu, en latin Lupus, fils de Betton, comte de Tonnerre, et de St Austregilde, ..."
  2. ^ Annuaire historique du departement de l'Yonne -1869 Volume 33 - Page 65 "On trouve des comtes de Tonnerre dès l'an 410; ainsi Hilarius, Betton (vers 616), saint Guerry, saint Ebbon qui mit en fuite les Sarrasins, Raoul ..."
  3. ^ "Sens", in The Catholic Encyclopedia (1913), p. 716d "
  4. ^ Recueil des statuts ordonnances et Règlements synodaux Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Sens (France) - 1854 "SAINT LOUP. * Saint Loup, Lupus, autrement dit saint Leu, naquit dans le diocèse d'Orléans, de Betton, de la race royale de Bourgogne, et d'Austrégilde, du sang des comtes Palatins."