Courtier to King Charles the Bald of France. After 40 years of service, he gave up the worldly life to become a monk at the monastery of Gavello, Italy. He declined to become a bishop, citing his inadequacy.
- 10 April 883
- buried in the monastery graveyard in Gavello, Italy
- relics translated to church of San Benigno monastery, Genoa, Italy in 1233 as the original monastery had declined
- “Saint Bede the Younger“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 April 2016. Web. 5 May 2016. <>