Blessed Herluin



Raised to be a soldier, and served as a knight at the court of the Count of Brionne, France. He left the life of arms to found a monastery on his estate at Bonneville, France. Benedictine monk. Abbot at Bonneville. Moved his community to a new home on the banks of the River Bec in 1040. Abbot to Archbishop Lanfranc and Saint Anselm of Canterbury; the three together made their house a center of learning in Christendom.



  • 1078 of natural causes
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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Herluin“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 August 2013. Web. 4 December 2021. <>