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St Victricius

(c. 330—407)


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(c.330–c.407),

Bp. of Rouen from c.386. He renounced his military profession on becoming a Christian. As bishop he defended the faith against pagans and heretics and undertook missionary work in Flanders, Hainault, and Brabant. About 396 he was called to Britain to settle some ecclesiastical dispute. He was the recipient of a famous letter of Innocent I on disciplinary matters. Feast day, 7 Aug.

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