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Saint Landulf
Bishop of Asti
Died 1134, Asti, Italy
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Feast 7 June

The beatus Landulf of Yariglia (Italian: Beato Landolfo da Vareglate[1]) was Benedictine Bishop of Asti, Italy[2].

He was born in the latter part of the eleventh century at ‘Vareglate’, which has been identified with the village of Vergiate to the north of Milan, and also with Variglié, a locality near Asti. He studied at the Benedictine monastery of San Pietro in Ciel d'Oro in Pavia, but did not become a monk.[3]

Having been ordained a priest his career took him to Milan where, in 1100, he joined Anselm IV, Archbishop of Milan for the Crusade of 1101. He was elected Bishop of Asti in 1105.[4]

Notes

  1. Also identified as S. Landolfo II di Vanigliate o Varigliè, by Lorenzo Gentile in his Storia della Chiesa di Ast (1934) (extract).
  2. St. Landulf of Yariglia Catholic Online
  3. See Maria Margherita Roggia, ‘Beato Landolfo da Vareglate’, santiebeati.it, 2002. The monastery is adjacent to the Basilica of San Pietro in Ciel d'Oro.
  4. Roggia, 2002.

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