Remigius, who died at Reims on 13 January, was later said to have had the power of touching for the king's evil; this ability supposedly passed from him to Clovis, and was later claimed by Edward the Confessor and the Norman kings of England. It was also said that a miraculous dove had brought the chrism for the baptism of Clovis; until the Revolution, what was left of this, known as the la sainte ampoule, was kept in Reims Cathedral. His feast day is 13 January; his translation is celebrated on 1 October.
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