A soldier when young, Odo initially planned on a military career. He gave up the military life to become a Benedictine monk at Corbie, France under Saint Pascasius Radbert. Tutor to the sons of Charles Martel. Abbot in 851. Bishop of Beauvais in 861. Known as a reformer in his diocese. Mediator between Pope Nicholas I and Archbishop Hincmar of Rheims, France.
- 880 of natural causes
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Blessed Odo of Beauvais“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2014. Web. 24 May 2016. <>