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Bernard, de Menthon, Saint, -1081


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  • Variants

    • us: Bernard, of Montjoux, Saint, -1081
    • us: Bernardo, d'Aosta, Saint, -1081
    • us: Menthon, Bernard de, Saint, -1081
  • Additional Information

    • Death Date

        1081
    • Descriptor

        Saint
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Bernard, de Menthon, Saint, d. 1081
  • Sources

    • found: Le millénaire de Saint Bernard de Menthon. II, Livre d'or, 1926:t.p. (Saint Bernard de Menthon)
    • found: GDEL(Bernard de Menthon (saint); b. château de Menthon near Annecy ca. 996; d. Novara 1081; archidiacre d'Aoste; founded hospice at Mont-joux and at Colonne-joux)
    • found: Diz. biog. degli italiani(Bernardo d'Aosta, santo; b. 923; d. 1008)
    • found: Butler's lives of the saints, 1963:v. 2, p. 411, etc. (St. Bernard of Montjoux; founder of 2 hospices in Alps; vicar general, diocese of Aosta; often referred to as Bernard of Menthon because of alleged birth in Savoy to Count Richard of Menthon; prob. of Italian birth with parentage unknown; seems to have been clearly shown he died in 1081 & not in 1008)
    • found: Cambridge biog. dict., 1990(Bernard of Menthon, St. (923-1008); Italian churchman; b. in Savoy; feast day, May 28th)
    • found: St. Patrick's Church (Washington, D.C.) WWW Home page, Mar. 5, 2003:index of saints (Bernard of Montjoux (Menthon); b. ca. 996, prob. in Italy; d. ca. 1081 in Novara, Italy; sometimes erroneously referred to as Bernard of Menthon; patron saint of Alpinists)
    • found: Catholic Information Network WWW Home page, Mar. 5, 2003:Saints (St. Bernard of Menthon or Montjoux; lived in 11th cent.; may have been son of count of Menthon, hence his traditional surname; this view questioned & he is now more frequently called St. Bernard of Montjoux after a hospice est. on Mons Jovis)
    • found: St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church (Rochester, N.Y.) WWW Home page, Mar. 5, 2003:Saints alive (St. Bernard of Aosta (923?-1081?); variously called St. Bernard of Menthon, St. Bernard of Mont-Joux, or St. Bernard of Aosta, the last being prob. best to use)
    • found: NUC pre-56(hdg.: Bernard de Menthon, Saint)
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    • 2003-03-10: new
    • 2013-03-22: revised
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