Book of Saints – Benignus – 28 June


BENIGNUS (Saint) Bishop, Martyr (June 28) (6th century) A French Saint, Bishop probably of Chartres, who is mentioned in a Decretal of Pope Pelagius II as desirous of resigning his See. He appears to have retired afterwards to Utrecht. Saint Gregory of Tours, his contemporary, refers to an apparition of the Saint. His relics were rediscovered at Utrecht, A.D. 996.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Benignus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 August 2012. Web. 27 November 2020. <>