He was a nobleman at the court of Clovis, the first Catholic King of France. King Clovis was his godfather. Saint Leonard was even more noted for his sanctity than for his nobility. He has been kept in loving remembrance by French Catholics from his day to ours.
Saint Leonard of Limoges (559)
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