Studied philosophy at the chapter school of Chartres, France. Monk. Priest. Hermit. Court chaplain to King Clotaire II. Reluctant bishop of Chartres, France, c.595. Directed the defenses of Chartres during a siege by Theodoric II of Burgundy; the city fell, Betharius was captured but released after he miraculously healed some Burgundian soldiers. Attended the Council of Sens.
- c.623 of natural causes
- “Saint Betharius of Chartres“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 July 2009. Web. 3 May 2015. <>