Saint Rusticus (Archbishop of Lyon)
Saint Rusticus (c. 455 – 25 April 501) was the Archbishop of Lyon, since the year 494, the successor of Saint Lupicinus of Lyon (491-494). Later canonized, his feast day is 25 April. He was the son of Aquilinus (c. 430-c. 470), nobleman at Lyon; and a schoolfellow and friend of Sidonius Apollinaris(c. 400), who was a vicarius of a province in Gaul under the father of Sidonius between 423 and 448, and his wife Tullia (born 410), and the great-grandson of Decimus Rusticus and his wife Artemia, and also of Saint Eucherius and his wife Gallia. He was also the brother of St. Viventiolus.
- St. Sacerdos, Archbishop of Lyon
- Leontius, Archbishop of Lyon
- Artemia, the wife of Florentinus, born in 485, a Senator, who were the parents of:
- Munderic de Cologne, Duke of Soissons who married a woman from Rheims, Marne, France. They were the parents of:
Sources and references
- Gregory of Tours, Historia Francorum (The History of the Franks) (London, England: Penguin Books, Ltd., 1974).
- Christian Settipani, Les Ancêtres de Charlemagne (France: Éditions Christian, 1989).
- Ford Mommaerts-Browne, "A Speculation", http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/GEN-ANCIENT/2004-03/1079586413.
- Sidonius Apollinaris, The Letters of Sidonius (Oxford: Clarendon, 1915) (orig.), pp. clx-clxxxiii; List of Correspondents, Notes, V.ix.1.