Saint Girald of Fontenelle

Also known as

  • Gerardus
  • Giraldus
  • Girard
  • Giraud
  • Giralda



Studied at the cathedral school in Rheims, France; student of Gerbert of Aurillac, who would later become Pope Sylvester II, and of Saint Fulbert of Chartres. Benedictine monk at Lagny, diocese of Meaux, France. Abbot of Saint-Arnoul Abbey. Abbot of Fontenelle Abbey where his efforts at reform led to his murder by an unruly monk.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Girald of Fontenelle“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 December 2012. Web. 22 June 2021. <>