Died Arras, France
Feast August 25
|Patronage The Franks|
Name Saint Warinus
|Venerated in Eastern Orthodox Church
Roman Catholic Church|
Great grandchildren Pepin the Short, Aldana, daughter of Charles Martel
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Warinus of Poitiers (also Warin, Guerin, Gerinus, Varinus; d. 677 AD) was the Franco-Burgundian Count of Poitiers and Count of Paris and later Saint Warinus, Martyr of the Franks. He was the son of Saint Sigrada of Sainte-Marie de Soissons and the brother of Saint Leodegarius. He was the father of Saint Leudwinus.
In 677 A.D., Warinus was stoned to death near Arras because of a feud between his brother Leodegarius and Ebroin, the Frankish Mayor of the Palace of Neustria.
Warinus was born in Autun, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy. He was the son of Bodilon, a Count of Poitiers and Sigrada of Alsace, and Sainte-Marie de Soissons. He was the founder of the famous noble family of the Guideschi.
As a nobleman, Warinus spent his childhood at the court of Clotaire II.
He married Gunza von Treves, a Frankish noblewoman in France. His wife came from an influential Frankish family and was the sister of Saint Basinus of Treves. They had three children: