Hugh the Great, Saint
Hugh the Great, Saint
Biographical article on the distinguished and influential Abbot of Cluny, d. 1109

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  • Hugh the Great (disambiguation) — Hugh the Great or Hugh Magnus may refers to: *Hugh the Great (died 956), Duke of the Franks *Hugh of Tuscany (950 ndash;1001), Margrave of Tuscany and Duke of Spoleto *Hugh Magnus of France (1007 ndash;1025), co King of France, son of Robert II… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Hugh the Great —     St. Hugh the Great     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Hugh the Great     Abbot of Cluny, born at Semur (Brionnais in the Diocese of Autun, 1024; died at Cluny, 28 April, 1109.     HIS EARLY LIFE     The eldest son of Count Dalmatius of Semur… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hugh the Abbot — (died 886) was a member of the Welf family, a son of Conrad I of Auxerre and Adelaide. After his father s death, his mother married Robert the Strong, the margrave of Neustria. On Robert s death in 866, Hugh became the regent and guardian for… …   Wikipedia

  • List of people known as The Great — This is a list of people whose names in English are commonly appended with the phrase the Great , or who were called that or an equivalent phrase in their own language. Other languages have their own suffixes such as e Bozorg and e azam in… …   Wikipedia

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  • Hugh — is a common English name:* Hugh (given name)Hugh may also refer to:Noblemen and clergyCypriot/Frankish/French* Hugh I, Count of Angoulême (c. 1183 [1] or c. 1195 – c. 1249) * Hugh II, Count of Angoulême (1221 – 1250) * Hugh III, Count of… …   Wikipedia

  • Hugh of Cluny — (May 13 1024 April 28 1109) was an Abbot of Cluny. He is sometimes referred to as Hugh the Great or Hugh of Semur and was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Hugh (the Great). He was one of the most influential leaders of one of the… …   Wikipedia

  • The Incorruptibles — The Incorruptibles: A Study of the Incorruption of the Bodies of Various Catholic Saints and Beati is a book by Joan Carroll Cruz, OCDS, published in 1977. It provides brief biographies for over a hundred Catholic saints and beati whose bodies… …   Wikipedia

  • Hugh Capet — Infobox French Royalty|monarch name=Hugh Capet title=King of the Franks caption=An imagined image of Hugh Capet; no contemporary images of Hugh exist. reign=3 July 987 ndash; 24 October 996 coronation=3 July 987, Noyons othertitles= full name=… …   Wikipedia

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

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