Book of Saints – Peter of Tarantaise

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(Saint) Bishop (May 8) (12th century) A French Saint, a Cistercian monk, afterwards Archbishop of Tarantaise (Moutiers) in Savoy. He was devoted to his flock, founded several hospitals, and was earnest in the reform of Church discipline. He was employed more than once as Legate by the Popes of his time, and succeeded in impressing by his sanctity even King Henry II of England. He died in a monastery near Besanc.on, A.D. 1174, at the age of seventy-three.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Peter of Tarantaise”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 October 2016. Web. 2 August 2021. <>