Gerald of Braga
|Saint Gerald of Braga|
|Bishop of Braga|
|Died||5 December 1109
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
Gerald of Braga, born in Cahors, Gascony, was a Benedictine monk at Moissac, France. He later worked with the archbishop of Toledo, in Castile, and served as cathedral choir director. He baptised Afonso I of Portugal. He later became the reforming Bishop of Braga, Portugal in 1100 and stopped ecclesiastical investiture by laymen in his diocese.
- Saint Gerald of Braga Patron Saint Index
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