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Ancient Diocese of Lisieux

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Ancient Diocese of Lisieux

The Diocese of Lisieux was a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in France, centered on Lisieux, in Calvados.

The bishop of Lisieux was the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lisieux. The first known Bishop of Lisieux is one Theodibandes, mentioned in connection with a council held in 538.

The bishopric was suppressed during the French revolution and was not reinstated. Present day Lisieux is part of the Diocese of Bayeux.

To 1000

  • Theudobaudis (Theodibandes, Theudebaud, Theudobaud, Thibaud) c. 538–c. 549
  • Ætherius c. 560
  • Launebaud (Launobaud) c. 644
  • Leudebold (Léodebold) c. 662
  • Hinchon c. 685
  • Freculf (823/5–850/2), a pupil of the palace school founded by Charlemagne, and author of a universal history
  • Airard (Hairard) c. 853–c. 880
  • Roger (Rogier) c. 985–1022 or c. 980–c. 1018
  • References

    Ancient Diocese of Lisieux Wikipedia

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