Rusticus (archbishop of Lyon)
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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 Tullia (born 410) and her husband Aquilinus (c. 430-c. 470), nobleman at Lyon, 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. He was 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:
Sources and references
- 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.
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