Guibert of Gembloux

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Saint Guibert (892 - 23 May 962) is the founder of Gembloux Abbey, in Gembloux (Namur, Belgium).wikipedia
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Gembloux Abbey

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Saint Guibert (892 - 23 May 962) is the founder of Gembloux Abbey, in Gembloux (Namur, Belgium).
The former Benedictine monastery, located about nine miles north-west of Namur on the river Orneau, was founded about 945 by Saint Guibert or Wibert and dedicated to Saint Peter and the martyr Saint Exuperius.

May 23

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Saint Guibert's Day is observed on 23 May.

Erluin I of Gembloux

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After his stay at Gorze Abbey in Lorraine, he came back with the Rule of Saint Benedict for his monastery of Gembloux and he established a monk of Gorze, Erluin, as the first abbot.
The Abbey of Gembloux was founded on lands donated by Guibert and confirmed by King Otto I in 946.

Gembloux

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Saint Guibert (892 - 23 May 962) is the founder of Gembloux Abbey, in Gembloux (Namur, Belgium). An aristocrat from Lotharingia who had participated in several military campaigns, Guibert withdrew as a hermit on family property in Gembloux (formerly Gemblours) inherited from his father.

Namur Province

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Saint Guibert (892 - 23 May 962) is the founder of Gembloux Abbey, in Gembloux (Namur, Belgium).

Belgium

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Saint Guibert (892 - 23 May 962) is the founder of Gembloux Abbey, in Gembloux (Namur, Belgium).

Lotharingia

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An aristocrat from Lotharingia who had participated in several military campaigns, Guibert withdrew as a hermit on family property in Gembloux (formerly Gemblours) inherited from his father.

Hermit

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An aristocrat from Lotharingia who had participated in several military campaigns, Guibert withdrew as a hermit on family property in Gembloux (formerly Gemblours) inherited from his father.

Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor

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In 936, with the support of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, he founded a fortified and almost independent monastery (having its own currency).

Gorze Abbey

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After his stay at Gorze Abbey in Lorraine, he came back with the Rule of Saint Benedict for his monastery of Gembloux and he established a monk of Gorze, Erluin, as the first abbot.

Lorraine

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After his stay at Gorze Abbey in Lorraine, he came back with the Rule of Saint Benedict for his monastery of Gembloux and he established a monk of Gorze, Erluin, as the first abbot.

Rule of Saint Benedict

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After his stay at Gorze Abbey in Lorraine, he came back with the Rule of Saint Benedict for his monastery of Gembloux and he established a monk of Gorze, Erluin, as the first abbot.

Duchy of Brabant

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The abbots were active in missionary work among the Hungarians and Slavs who stayed behind in the Duchy of Brabant after the invasion of 954.

Christian monasticism

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As for Guibert, he retired to Gorze, but, although longing for the solitariness of the monastic life, he often had to come back to Gembloux to defend the interests and the rights of his foundation (particularly against the count of Namur).

List of rulers of Namur

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As for Guibert, he retired to Gorze, but, although longing for the solitariness of the monastic life, he often had to come back to Gembloux to defend the interests and the rights of his foundation (particularly against the count of Namur).

Catholic Church in Hungary

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In 954, by the siege of the Gembloux Abbey, St. Guilbert entered to the unarmed resting Hungarians while the other part of their army was fighting.

Hildegard of Bingen

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Her letter to Guibert of Gembloux, which she wrote at the age of seventy- seven, describes her experience of this light with admirable precision:

Joseph of Exeter

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Around 1180, he left to study at Gueldres, where he began his lifelong friendship with Guibert, who later became Abbot of Florennes.

Exuperius (Theban Legion)

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This translation was performed by the monastery’s founder, Saint Guibert (Guibertus), who dedicated the monastery in honor of Saint Peter and Saint Exuperius.

Ansfried the Elder, Count in Lotharingia

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There is therefore a similar debate about whether the elder Ansfried is also the son named Ansfried who observed in a transaction described by Sigebert, who served as a witness to a transaction between a noble named Lambert and the founder of Abbey, acting on its behalf, Wicbert (also written Guibert etc).