St Anselm of Lucca

(c. 1035—1086)

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Nominated to the see of Lucca in 1073, he was driven out by partisans of the Emp. Henry IV, probably late in 1080. From then he was Gregory VII's standing legate in Lombardy. He made a collection of canons (c.1083) and wrote a treatise in support of Gregory against the antipope. Feast day, 18 Mar.

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