Aubert, Bishop of Avranches

Aubert, Bishop OF Avranches, lived in the early half of the 8th century. He founded Mont St. Michel, with which, according to the custom of the time, a legend is connected. Here he at first established canons; then the Benedictines. The body of St. Aubert was interred at Mont St. Michel. Being discovered more than three hundred years later, these remains attracted numerous pilgrims, among others Louis XI, who established on: this occasion the Order of St. Michel. See Hoefer Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v

 
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