Saint Ansbert of Rouen

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Ansbert of Rouen, date and artist unknown; choir bay, church of Saint-Ouen, Rouen, France; photographed on 4 September 2012 by Giogo; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Ansbert of Fontenelle
  • Aubert…



Chancellor at the court of King Clotaire III. Married; with his wife’s permission, he retired to become a Benedictine monk at Fontenelle in Normandy, France. Abbot of Fontenelle. Archbishop of Rouen, France in 683. Exiled to Hainaut by Pepin of Heristal.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ansbert of Rouen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 May 2020. Web. 8 May 2021. <>