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Feastday: July 29

Birth: 1175

Death: 1234


Bishop, also called William Pinchon. A native of Brittany, France, he entered the priesthood and was soon made a canon and then bishop of Saint-Bricuc    (in 1220). Known as a staunch defender of the poor and of ecclesiastical rights, he was banished for a time by the duke of Brittany, going to Poitiers and returning in 1230. He was canonized in 1247 or 1253. Feast day: July 29.


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