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Saints fondateurs d'Hautmont

Holy Founders of Hautmont

Saints Vincent Madelgaire, Waltrudis, Aldegonde, and Amand
Bernard Sellier
1998

Hautmont /  Saints fondateurs d'Hautmont   Hautmont /  Saints fondateurs d'Hautmont

Description

Four bronze statues of the foundings saints of Hautmont:

Hautmont - Saints fondateurs d'Hautmont

AMAND

St. Amand de Maastricht / St. Amandus
Poitoy c. 584 - Saint-Amand-les-Eaux 675
bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht and one of the great Christian missionaries of Flanders (Wikipedia).

Hautmont - Saints fondateurs d'Hautmont

ALDEGONDE
St. Aldegonde de Maubeuge / St. Aldegonde
(Cousoire c. 630 - Maubeuge c. 684)
Benedictine abbess. Sister of St. Waltrude. Converted to Christianity by St. Amand (Wikipedia).

Hautmont - Saints fondateurs d'Hautmont

WAUDRU
St. Waudru de Mons / St. Waltrude
(Cousoire 612 - Mons 686/88)
Wife of St. Vincent and sister of St. Aldegonde. She founded a convent, where the city of Mons grew around (Wikipedia).

Hautmont - Saints fondateurs d'Hautmont

VINCENT
St. Vincent de Soignies / St. Vincent Madelgarius
Born Madelgaire de Famars de Hainaut (Strépy c. 607 - Soignies 677)
Count of Hainaut, became benedictine monk and established two monasteries in Hainaut: Hautmont and Soignies (Wikipedia).

Signature

(Amand, Aldegonde and Waudru) Sellier
(Vincent) CS 1998

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°15'2" - E 3°55'14")

Item Code: frnp066; Photograph: 15 October 2017
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