Warinus of Poitiers (also Warin, Guerin, Gerinus, Varinus; died 677 AD) was the Franco-Burgundian Count of Poitiers and Count of Paris and later Saint Warinus, Martyr of the Franks. He was the son of Saint Sigrada of Sainte-Marie de Soissons and the brother of Saint Leodegarius. He was the father of Saint Leudwinus.
|Martyr of the Franks|
|Born||Autun, kingdom of Burgundy|
|Venerated in||Eastern Orthodox Church|
Roman Catholic Church
Warinus was born in Autun, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy. He was the son of Bodilon, a Count of Poitiers and of Sigrada of Alsace, Sainte-Marie de Soissons. He was the founder of the famous noble family of the Guideschi.
As a nobleman, Warinus spent his childhood at the court of Clotaire II.
- Leudwinus, Count of Poitiers (born 660 AD - died 722 AD)
- Grimgert, Count of Paris (born c. 667 AD)
- Lambert I of Hesbaye (born 632 AD - died 725 AD) married to Doda of Poitiers (born 654 AD - died 678 AD)
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