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Bishop and miracle worker of Verdun, France. Born about 521 in that city, he is sometimes listed as Airy or Algeric. In 554, after serving in a local parish, Agericus succeeded St. Desiderius as bishop of Verdun. He became an advisor to King Childebert II and a patron of the poor of the region. Agericus witnessed the murder of Bertefroi, a local rebel leader, who had taken refuge in the bishop's own chapel. The king's men violated sanctuary laws to slay the rebel.


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