Gerberoy, Richard De

Gerberoy, Richard De a French prelate, was in 1192 dean of the church at Amiens, and in 1204 became bishop of that see. It was during his episcopacy, in 1206, that the head of John the Baptist is reputed to have been conveyed from Constantinople to Amiens by a crusader named Wallon de Sarton. He died in 1210. One of his contemporaries, Richard de Fournival, attributes to him various works, among others, a book entitled De Quatuor Virtutibus et de Ave Maria, which appear. to be lost. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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