Vigor, William

Vigor, William an abbot of Glastonbury, England. He was elected to the office and presented to the bishop of Bath, who consecrated him on the day after the Vigil of St. Benedict (1219). He is mentioned as having been very kind to the monks; and is immortalized in the Chronicles for having ceded half a load of grain to each brewing to make the beer better. He died Oct. 14, 1223, but five years after his elevation. See Hill, English Monasticism, p. 452.

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