Saint Scariberga of Yvelines

Saint Scariberga of YvelinesAlso known as

  • Scariberg
  • Scariberge

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Born to the Gallic nobility; niece of King Clovis I. Given in an arranged marriage to Saint Arnulf of Tours; they lived as brother and sister, and when he became bishop, she became a nun. Widowed when Arnulf was martyred, she bult a hermit‘s cell over his tomb in the Yvelines forest between Paris and Chartres, France, and lived in it the rest of her life. The town of Saint-Arnoult-en-Yvelines, France grew up around the tomb and cell.

Born

Died

  • c.550 in the forest of Yvelines in France of natural causes

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Scariberga of Yvelines“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 July 2016. Web. 3 December 2016. <>