Book of Saints – Portianus

Saint Portianus the Abbot approaching King Thierry in his camp to speak for the people and prisonersArticle

(Saint) Abbot (November 22) (6th century) An Abbot in Auvergne, famous for his miracles and for the courage with which he faced the Merovingian King Thierry of Austrasia, who was ravaging the country, and obtained from him the release of those of the inhabitants he was carrying away into slavery. Saint Portianus died about A.D. 540.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Portianus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 November 2016. Web. 7 December 2016. <>