Book of Saints – Martin of Vertou


(Saint) Abbot (October 24) (7th century) A Frank of great virtue and distinguished by his learning and talent. Ordained priest by Saint Felix, Bishop of Nantes, he passed some years engaged in missionary work. He then founded and became first Abbot of the monastery of Vertou, subsequently founding other monasteries. He died at the age of seventy-four, A.D. 601. Many churches, especially in Poitou, bear his name.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Martin of Vertou”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 November 2014. Web. 30 July 2021. <>