Abbot and martyr, born near Orléans, France, 945; died Fleury, France, 1004. He entered the Benedictine monastery at Fleury, and was appointed director of the school at Ramsey Abbey, England, 985 to 987, and Abbot of Fleury, 988. He was energetic in protecting the interests of the Church, and introduced into his monasteries the reform of Cluny. To restore discipline in the monastery of La Réole, Gascony, he transferred thither several monks of Fleury. In a conflict which ensued between French and Gascons he was mortally wounded. Feast, 13 November.
- “Saint Abbo of Fleury”. . CatholicSaints.Info. 31 July 2008. Web. 21 April 2015. <>