Saint Anselm - Archbishop of Canterbury (1034-1109).
Saint Anselm was a native of Piedmont. When as a boy of fifteen he was forbidden to enter religion after the death of his mother, for a time he lost the fervor she had imparted to him. He left home and went to study in various schools in France, at length his vocation revived. The fame of his sanctity, King William Rufus of England, when dangerously ill, to take him for his confessor and afterwards to name him to the vacant see of Canterbury.
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