B. early in 8th c.; d. 766. Frankish Christian leader. Bp. Metz ca. 742; abp. 754. Reestablished relationship bet. his country and Rome. Known for efforts in behalf of ch. discipline and morals. Strictly enforced the rule of Benedict* of Nursia. Helped spread Roman customs through Ger. Works include Regula.
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