Bertechramnus

Bertechramnus or Bertram of Le Mans was one of the wealthiest bishops of 6th-century Gaul. He was bishop of Le Mans from 587 until 623.

Tomb of Bertram of Le Mans in the crypt of Notre-Dame de la Couture church in Le Mans.

At the time of his death his will listed a private holding of over 3,000 square kilometres of land.[1] By the end of his time as bishop there were 18 churches in Le Mans.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peter Brown, The Rise of Western Christendom. p. 157
  2. ^ Brown. Western Christendom. p. 158