Book of Saints – Aquilinus – 19 October


AQUILINUS (Saint) Bishop (October 19) (7th century) A Frankish nobleman who fought under King Clovis II against the Visigoths. On his return from this war he and his wife agreed to separate and to devote themselves to the care of the sick, upon whom they proposed to expend all their wealth. On the death of Saint Aetherius, Aquilinus was chosen Bishop of Evreux and governed that Diocese with great zeal for forty-two years. He assisted at the Council of Rouen under Saint Ansbert, and died about the year 690, having for a year or two previously been afflicted with blindness.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Aquilinus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 July 2012. Web. 24 March 2019. <>