Saint Hugh of Rouen

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Hugues; date unknown, artist unknown; Basilica of Bonsecours, France; photographed on 13 September 2012 by Giogo; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for image sourceMemorial


Benedictine monk at Fontenelle Abbey. Primicerius of Metz, France. Bishop of Rouen, France in 722. Bishop of Paris, France. Abbot at Fontenelle. Abbot at Jumieges. He used these positions, several of which he held at once, to inspire and support piety and learning in his diocese, and among his monks. He eventually resigned all his offices and retired to Jumieges as a choir monk.



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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hugh of Rouen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 May 2020. Web. 21 September 2021. <>