(Saint) Bishop (February 8) (11th century) A Tuscan Saint, monk of the Order of Vallombrosa, who ultimately became Cardinal Bishop of Albano. He gained the name of “Igneus (of the Fire),” from his having miraculously without hurt walked through the flames in a trial by ordeal, usual (except in Rome) in his Age. He co-operated zealously with Pope Saint < ahref="pope-saint-gregory-vii">Gregory VII in that Saint‘s endeavours to repress simony and to reform Church discipline. He died A.D. 1089.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Peter Igneus”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 October 2016. Web. 25 October 2016. <>