Raised in a pious family. Bishop of Rouen, France. Evangelist in Navarre and the Basque regions. Martyred by Saracen pirates. Legend says that a spring of water sprang up where he died, and that his body carried his severed head back to the place of his last sermon before finally collapsing.
- “Saint Leo of Rouen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 February 2010. Web. 25 May 2015. <>