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Saint (“Apostle of the North”) 801–865, French Benedictine priest and missionary: patron saint of Scandinavia.
Historical Examples

Ansgar was successful in the proceedings, and his cause was then brought before the Thing (or Assembly) for deliberation.
Sweden Victor Nilsson

In 846, Bremen was united to Hamburg and Ansgar was made archbishop.
The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick

Father Ansgar was dead of the strange swift pestilence that was called in 1348 the Black Death.
Days of the Discoverers L. Lamprey

So I sat in the church of Ansgar among the other heathen and heard somewhat.
Wulfric the Weapon Thane Charles W. Whistler

Ansgar started in the year of 830, accompanied by Witmar, also of the Corvey convent.
Sweden Victor Nilsson

Accordingly in 829 Ansgar, expelled from Denmark, went to Sweden where he laboured two years with some success.
The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick

In 848 Ansgar made a pompous visit to Sweden again with costly presents and letters, and reopened the field for missionary work.
The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick

After having built churches and baptized a great number, Ansgar returned home, leaving behind Erimbert, a relative of Gauzberts.
Sweden Victor Nilsson

William retired to Berkhamsted, and is said to have sent a private message to Ansgar asking for his support.
The Story of London Henry B. Wheatley


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