Saint Anselm

Saint Anselm

Birth
Aosta, Provincia di Aosta, Valle d'Aosta, Italy
Death 21 Apr 1109 (aged 75–76)
Canterbury, City of Canterbury, Kent, England
Burial Canterbury, City of Canterbury, Kent, England
Memorial ID 16335680 · View Source
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Archbishop of Canterbury. He was born at Aosta in Piedmont into a noble family. At 27, after a disagreement with his father, he became a monk. He often traveled to England and impressed the locals with his knowledge and piety. Anselm was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury in 1107 and spent his remaining years carrying out his pastoral duties. He was canonized by Pope Alexander VI in 1494.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 26 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16335680
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Anselm (1033–21 Apr 1109), Find a Grave Memorial no. 16335680, citing Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, City of Canterbury, Kent, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .