Ursmar

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Ursmar[1] (died 713) was a missionary bishop, appointed abbot of Lobbes by the Frankish king Pippin II.[2]

He may have been of Irish origin; he is credited also with the foundation of Aulne Abbey and Wallers Abbey. He is a Catholic saint, feast day April 19.[3] A Life was written by Heriger of Lobbes.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ursmer, Ursmarus
  2. ^ Rosamond McKitterick, The New Cambridge Medieval History, II (2005), p. 627.
  3. ^ saintpatrickdc.org
  4. ^ CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Heriger of Lobbes