ADALARDUS (ADELHARDUS, ALARD) (St.) Abbot. (Jan. 2) (9th cent.) An Abbot of Corbie (France), related to the Emperor Charlemagne and one of his chief ministers and advisers. At one time he lost the favour of that monarch’s son and successor, Louis the Pious, and was banished. On his return, he gave himself entirely to the discharge of his monastic duties, dying at Corbie, A.D. 827, at the age of seventy-three. During his tenure of office he founded the great Abbev of New Corbie in Saxony.