the holy ones Chrodegang of Metz (* around 715 in Hasbania (today Limburg in Belgium), † 6. March 766 in Metz) was bishop of Metz and archbishop of Austrasien. Its anniversary is the 6. March. The old-high-German name Chrodegang means the famous Waffengänger.
Chrodegang originated from austrasischem high aristocracy. It received outstanding training and became a secretary and Minister Karl Martells. 742 Chrodegang was appointed from Karl man to the bishop of Metz.
Due to its earnings/services as mediators between beep pin the younger one and the Pope Stephan II. he was raised 754 by the Pope to the archbishop and austrasischen Metropolit (when successors of the Bonifatius).
During its term of office as a bishop based and renewed Chrodegang and. A. the monasteries Gorze, Lorsch and gene gene brook. It introduced latin Liturgie and created with the Regula canonicorum a wide-spread rule for the Klerus.
Chrodegang died to 6. March 766 in Metz and in the nearby monastery Gorze bestattet.
|NAME||Chrodegang of Metz|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||bishop of Metz and archbishop of Austrasien|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 715|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Limbourg (at that time Hasbania) in Belgium|
|DYING DATE||6. March 766|