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Arnulf

(d. 1087)


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(d. 1087),

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.

Subjects: Christianity.


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