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  • ID: I43998
  • Name: Arnolph of Heristal
  • Suffix: Bishop of Metz
  • Prefix: St
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 13 AUG 582 in Near Nancy , France
  • Death: 18 JUL 640
  • Note:

    His Feast day is 19 August.
    Arnoulf passed his earlier life at the court of Theobert II, King of Austrasia. Through the marriage of his elder son with a daughter of Pepia of Landen (St. Begga), he became an ancestor of the Carolingian dynasty. At age 30 he wanted to retire from public life, but instead he was chosen Bishop of Metz, though still a layman. He continued to act as adviser to King Chlotar II, whom he had helped to the Frankish throne, and was able to tutor his son Dagobert. In 629 he was able to reture to the Vosges mountains.
    Here his friend St. Romeric had preceded him and began the community of Habend that was later called Remiremont. St. Arnulf settled nearby and lived there till his death twelve years later.
  • _UID: C44EE475FAB0461D90B95D59907F43A770A8
  • Change Date: 20 FEB 2007



    Father: Arnoldus Meroving
    Mother: Ada of Schwabia

    Marriage 1 Doda of Savoy or Heristal
    • Married: 611
    Children
    1. Has Children Angelicus or Ansegisel or Ansigise of Laon
    2. Has Children Walchigise of Verdun
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