Latro of Laon

Saint Latro (literally “Thief”) (French: Latron, Larron) (c. 499 AD—570 AD) was a Frankish bishop of Laon. He succeeded his father Saint Genebald as bishop of Laon.[2] He is alleged to have been conceived while his father was a bishop.

Saint Latro
Saint Remigius. Painting by Master of Saint Giles. It has been theorized that the 4 figures in the right foreground are Genebald, his wife, and their children Latro and Vulpecula.[1]
Bornc. 499 AD
Laon, France
Died570 AD
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church


  1. ^ John Oliver Hand, Martha Wolff, Early Netherlandish painting (National Gallery of Art (U.S.) (Cambridge University Press, 1986), 166.
  2. ^ "St. Genebaldus". Heiligen Lexicon. Retrieved May 12, 2009.