Overview

Roger of Ellant

(d. 1160)


'Roger of Ellant' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Christianity

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(d. 1160),

Cistercian abbot. English by birth, Roger became a Cistercian monk at Lorroy in Berry. Exemplary in his practice of poverty and other monastic observance, he was chosen as founding abbot of Ellant, near Reims. There he was well known for his care of the sick. After his death a chapel was dedicated in his honour and his relics enshrined. Feast: 4 January.

AA.SS. Ian. I (1643), 182–5; B. T. A., i. 32.

Subjects: Christianity.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.