Known initially for his powerful build, fiery temper, and bullying demeanor. In later life he reformed, took his religion seriously, spent 30 years as bishop of Avranches, France, and was proclaimed a saint by the parishioners in his see.
- c.614 of natural causes
- “Saint Leonard of Avranches“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 March 2009. Web. 29 April 2016. <>