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Feastday: October 22

Death: 874


An Irishman who became bishop of Fiesole, Italy Traveling through that city while returning from a pilgrimage to Rome in 829, Donatus entered the cathedral. Candles caught light and bells rang, prompting the people to elect him bishop. He wasa noted scholar and became advisor to Lothair I and his son, Louis II.


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