Bishops of Laon: Genebald, Adalberon, Latro of Laon, Robert le Coq, Hincmar of Laon, Waldric, Jean-Fran ois-Joseph de Rochechouart, Chagnoald Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157168737

Published: May 28th 2010

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32 pages


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Bishops of Laon: Genebald, Adalberon, Latro of Laon, Robert le Coq, Hincmar of Laon, Waldric, Jean-Fran ois-Joseph de Rochechouart, Chagnoald  by  Books LLC

Bishops of Laon: Genebald, Adalberon, Latro of Laon, Robert le Coq, Hincmar of Laon, Waldric, Jean-Fran ois-Joseph de Rochechouart, Chagnoald by Books LLC
May 28th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 32 pages | ISBN: 9781157168737 | 10.53 Mb

Chapters: Genebald, Adalberon, Latro of Laon, Robert le Coq, Hincmar of Laon, Waldric, Jean-Francois-Joseph de Rochechouart, Chagnoald, Cesar Destrees, Jean Juvenal Des Ursins, Pardulus of Laon. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 30. Not illustrated. FreeMoreChapters: Genebald, Adalberon, Latro of Laon, Robert le Coq, Hincmar of Laon, Waldric, Jean-Francois-Joseph de Rochechouart, Chagnoald, Cesar Destrees, Jean Juvenal Des Ursins, Pardulus of Laon.

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 30. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Saint Genebald (Genebaldus, Genebandus) (French: ) (d. 550 AD) was a Frankish bishop of Laon. He was a contemporary of Saint Remigius, bishop of Rheims, and according to The Golden Legend, was married to Remigius niece.

Because the diocese of Rheims was too large, Remigius had decided to create a separate diocese centered at Laon, and chose Genebald to be Laons first bishop. A married clerk, Genebald left his wife to become bishop around 499 AD. However, according to Canon Flodoards 10th century account, Flodoardi Historiae Remensis Ecclesiae, and repeated by The Golden Legend, Genebald, after he became bishop, slept with his wife, who became pregnant with a boy. Genebald asked that his son be named Latro (Thief), because he had engendered it by theft.

So that it would not appear that his wife had borne a child out of wedlock, Genebald had her visit him again. Again they slept together, and this time his wife became pregnant with a girl, whom they named Vulpecula (she-fox). Confessing his sins to Remigius, Genebald offered to leave his diocese. However, Remigius comforted Genebald and received his confession, and gave Genebald penance. Remigius had him shut in a small cell near the church of St. Julian for seven years.

Remigius fed Genebald on only bread and water during this time, and took over Genebalds duties as bishop of Laon. According to The Golden Legend, an angel came to Genebald after the end of the seven-year term and gave Genebald permission to leave the cell. Genebald could not open the door as it had been...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2277819



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