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Saint William Pinchon
Bishop of Saint-Brieuc
Born 1175, Saint-Alban, France
Died 1234
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Canonized 24 March 1247 by Pope Innocent IV
Feast 29 July

William Pinchon, also known as William of Saint-Brieuc, was Bishop of Saint-Brieuc. Born in the province of Brittany, France, he was appointed Bishop of Saint-Brieuc, in 1220. He was forced into exile by the Duke of Brittany, living for a while in Poitiers, only returning in 1230[1].


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