Saint Wandrille of Fontenelle

detail of a medallion of Saint Wandrille of Fontenelle, artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Vandregisilo
  • Vandrille
  • Wandregisel
  • Wandregisilus



Member of the court of King Dagobert I. Married. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy, his wife became a nun and Wandrille became a monk at Montfaucon, Switzerland. Spiritual student of Saint Balderic. Hermit at Saint-Ursanne, Jura, France. Monk in Bobbio, Italy. Priest, ordained by Saint Ouen of Rouen. Founded the Abbey of Fontenelle in Normandy, France in 657.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Wandrille of Fontenelle“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 August 2017. Web. 11 December 2018. <>