Spiritual student of Saint Severus of Poitiers. Monk at a monastery in Poitou, France, a place now Saint-Maixent in his honour; he eventually served as abbot. He was highly esteemed by the local laity whom he sheltered during invasions. Known as a miracle worker.
- 518 of natural causes
- “Saint Maxentius of Poitou“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 June 2015. Web. 25 February 2017. <>