Isaac the Good of Langres, St.

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Bishop; b. first half of the ninth century; d. Langres, France, 880. Isaac was a contemporary of Charles the Bald (840877), who assigned to him the reconstruction of the monastery of Saint-Bénigne in Dijon, which the Normans had destroyed. Charles gave Isaac the right to mint coins for Dijon and Langres. Isaac took part in the Councils of Soissons and troyes. He composed a collection of diocesan statutes in 11 titles (Canones seu selecta capitula ), taken from the capitulary of benedict the le vite. Isaac was bishop of Langres from 859 until his death. He is interred in Saint-Bénigne.

Feast: July 18.

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