Abbo of Fleury
b. AD 945 – d. November 13, 1004 • Abbot • Monk
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Abbo, St
Abbo, St (c. 945–1004), otherwise ‘Abbon’, Abbot of *Fleury. He was born nr. Orleans, entered the Benedictine abbey of Fleury, and studied at *Paris, *Reims, and Fleury. From 985 to 987 he was in charge of studies at the monastery school of Ramsey, at the same time helping *Oswald, Abp. of *York, in
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Abbo of Fleury, St.
Abbo of Fleury (St.) (945–1004),—Abbot of Fleury, born near Orleans. One of the most learned religious of his time, who founded the famous Abbey of Fleury. His most remarkable work is an Epitome de vitis Romanorum Pontificum, first published at Mayence, 1602. F. Nov. 13th.
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ABBO (c. 945–1004)Benedictine monk who as abbot of Fleury (France) reformed the monastery and learning thereAbbo began his monastic career at Fleury, but from 985 to 987 was in charge of a monastery at Ramsey in England. The next year he was chosen abbot of Fleury despite the preference of King Hugh