Travelling from Ireland to the continent to become a missionary, Erkemboden’s companions were murdered and he decided to stop at the monastery of Saint-Omer in France. He became a monk and then abbot there. Bishop of Thérouanne, France for 26 years.
- 714 of natural causes
- “Saint Erkemboden of Thérouanne“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 April 2010. Web. 25 May 2015. <>