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Feastday: May 11

Death: 1010

Bishop and founder, the Count of Brabant. Ansfrid was a courtier and friend of Emperor Otto III of the Holy Roman Empire. In 994, the emperor named him the bishop of Utrecht, although his appointment drew some local opposition. Ansfrid founded a monastery at Heiligensberg, Germany, and a convent at Thorn. He was stricken with blindness late in his life, a fate that brought about his retirement to this abbey. He is also listed as Ansfridus.

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