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Feastday: March 13

Death: 842


Benedictine abbot, also called Eldrad, who devised ways of rescuing travelers in the Alps. He was a noble from Provence, France, who set out on a pilgrimage to Rome. Entering the abbey of Novalese in the Italian Alps, he became abbot and ruled for thirty years. Heldrad built a hospice and added to the abbey's library.


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