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« on: February 19, 2020, 07:59:08 PM »

Saint Anskar (Ansgar) (801-865) was the son of a noble Frankish family near Amiens.     
After his mother's early demise, he was brought up in Corbie Abbey, and was educated at the Benedictine monastery in Picardy.
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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2020, 10:37:42 AM »

In 822 Anskar became one of many missionaries sent to found the abbey of Corvey in Westphalia, where he became a teacher and preacher.
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