Hartwich of Salzburg, Bl.

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Archbishop; b. c. 955; d. Dec. 5, 1023. The last member of the Aribo-Sponheim family, he was archbishop of Salzburg, 9911023. His nephew albuin became bishop of Säben-Brixen. Recognizing the abundant charity of Hartwich, otto iii gave him the rights of market and coinage (996), and from the Emperor henry ii, Hartwich received large grants of property. Hartwich renovated the cathedral school and a great number of monasteries. He has been venerated as blessed since the 13th century. When the cathedral of Salzburg was destroyed by fire (1598), his remains were lost.

Feast: June 14.

Bibliography: Acta Sanctorum June 3:1120. Monumenta Germaniae Historica: Scriptores 11:9597. Salzburger Urkundenbuch, ed. w. k. hauthaler and f. martin, 4 v. (Salzburg 191033) 1:188209; 2:113129, codex Hartwici. p. karner, Austria sancta: Die Heiligen und Seligen Salzburgs (Vienna 1913). j. wodka, Kirche in Österreich (Vienna 1959). j. oswald, Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche 2 5:22.

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