Saint Rusticius, archbishop of Lyon

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Rusticus, archevêque de Lyon

Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Lyon,,,France
Death: April 25, 501 (42-50)
Immediate Family:

Son of Aquilinus, bishop of Lyon and Fuscina
Husband of Ruricia of Limoges; Mrs. of Lyons and Hiberie de Limoges
Father of Sacerdos, Bishop of Lyon; Leontius, Archbishop of Lyon and Arthemia of Lyon
Brother of Saint Viventiolus, archbishop of Lyon and Aquilin of Lyon

Occupation: Évêque de Lyon, 494/501, Bishop of Limoges 494-501, Bishop of Lyon, Archbishop of Lyon, archbishop of Lyon, Saint
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About Saint Rusticius, archbishop of Lyon

Saint Rusticus (ca 455 – 25 April 501) was the Archbishop of Lyon, since the year of 494, the successor of Saint Lupicinus of Lyon (491 – 494). Later canonized, his Feast Day is 25 April. He was the son of Aquilinus (ca 430 – ca 470), Nobleman at Lyon schoolfellow and friend of Sidonius Apollinaris(ca 400), who was a Vicarius of a Province in Gaul under the father of Sidonius Apollinaris between 423 and 448, and wife Tullia (b. 410), and the great-grandson of Decimus Rusticus and wife Artemia, and also of Saint Eucherius and wife Gallia.

He was also the brother of St. Viventiolus.

Married before 480 to a daughter (born ca 460) of Ruricius, Bishop of Limoges (then Augustoritum) and wife Ommance, they were the parents of three children:

St. Sacerdos, Archbishop of Lyon

Leontius, Archbishop of Lyon

Artemia, the wife of Florentinus, born in 485, a Senator, who were the parents of:

Gondulf of Provence, Duke, Bishop of Metz

..., wife of Munderic, Pretender of Austrasia

St. Nicetius, Archbishop of Lyon

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Saint Rusticius, archbishop of Lyon's Timeline

Age 30
Lyon, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France
Age 32
April 25, 501
Age 46