- Burchard of Nabburg
Son of Henry of Schweinfurt, Margrave of Nordgau in Bavaria, Germany, and Gerberga von Henneberg, a daughter of Count Otto II. Studied at the convent school of Saint Emmeram in Regensburg, Germany. Secular politician. Chancellor to emperor Conrad II in 1032. Even working in the imperial court he was noted for his personal piety and his good example of a Christian in the world. Bishop of Halberstadt, Germany in 1036. Improved housing for clerics, built chapels, churches and monasteries. Accompanied Conrad II on his Italian campaign in 1038 to 1039. Worked with and supported emperor Henry III. Worked to defuse political tensions within the Church hierarchy.
- 18 October 1059 in Halberstadt, Germany
- buried in the cathedral of Halberstadt
- re-interred at the church at the Burchardi monastery in 1060 following a fire at the cathedral
- relics moved to the Franciscan church of Saint Andrew when the monastery was abolished in 1810
- some relics moved to the parish church of Nabburg, Germany in 1984
- “Blessed Burchard I of Halberstadt“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 October 2015. Web. 4 December 2016. <>