Saint Francoveus

Also known as

  • Franchy



Seventh-century monk in Saint Martin de la Bretonnière (modern Sainte Maire, Nièvre), France. Noted for the jealousy he caused by living strictly according the Benedictine Rule. When the abbey was destroyed, he lived as a hermit in the Nivernais region near Nevers, France.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Francoveus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 May 2015. Web. 1 October 2020. <>