Hugo of Bonnevaux
Hugo von Bonnevaux was a nephew of Hugo von Grenoble . He first headed the Léoncel monastery before becoming abbot of Bonnevaux in the diocese of Vienne in 1166 . When the Peace of Venice between Pope Alexander III. and Kaiser Friedrich I was closed, Hugo von Bonnevaux acted as mediator. The traditional veneration of Hugo von Bonnevaux as a saint was confirmed in 1903 by Pope Pius X for the diocese of Valence.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Bautz : Hugo. In: Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL). Volume 2, Bautz, Hamm 1990, ISBN 3-88309-032-8 , Sp. 1135.
|SURNAME||Hugo of Bonnevaux|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Abbot and saint of the Roman Catholic Church|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 1120|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Châteauneuf , France|
|DATE OF DEATH||around 1194|
|Place of death||Bonnevaux|