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Remigius Archbishop des Rouen

Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: Austrasia, France
Death: January 19, 771 (37-45)
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Martel "the Hammer" and Rotrude
Brother of Carloman, King of the Franks; Pépin III, King of the Franks; Aude of Austrasia; Hiltrud d'Austrasie, Duchess of Bavaria; Bernard, duc de Saint Quentin and 7 others
Half brother of Bernard, duc de Saint Quentin; Emma of Austrasia; Grifo and N.N. d'Austrasie

Occupation: ArchBishop of Rouen, Bischof von Rouen, Archbishop, Saint
Managed by: Henn Sarv
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About Remigius Archbishop des Rouen

Remigius (or Remedius) (died 771) was the illegitimate son of Charles Martel and probably Ruodhaid. He was also the third archbishop of Rouen from 755 to 762. Along with his brothers, he was denied any claim to the legacy of his father. He became archbishop during the reign of his half brother Pippin the Younger.

Remigius is also known as Saint Remigius. His feast day is January 19. He was instrumental in implementing the Roman rite and chant in the Gallic church.

Remigius also accompanied Pippin to Italy in 760 with his two brothers (Bernard and Hieronymus) to mediate between Pope Paul I and Desiderius.

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Remigius Archbishop des Rouen's Timeline

Austrasia, France
- 763
Age 25
Rouen, France
January 19, 771
Age 41