Saint Thibaud de Marly

detail of a painting of Saint Theobald offering an eleven branched lilium to Saint Louis and Marguerite of Provence; 1776 by Joseph-Marie Vien; Palace of Versailles, France; photographed by Fanny Schertzer; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Theobald



Born to the French nobility, he renounced the worldly life and property to become a Cistercian monk. Abbot of Vaux-de-Cernay monastery in Yvelines, France, a house with 200 monks, in 1235. Known as the humblest of the brothers.


  • 1247 of natural causes
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Thibaud de Marly“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 February 2019. Web. 23 January 2022. <>