bishop of Soissons. As a young man he chose to be a soldier, but after a successful military career he became a monk at S. Médard (Soissons), where he lived as a hermit before being chosen as abbot. In 1081 he was acclaimed bishop, but was driven out by an intruder. He then founded a monastery at Aldenburg (Flanders), where he died and was enshrined. Feast: 14 August.
B.L.S., viii. 125.