- SaintApostle of the North, 801–865, French Benedictine priest and missionary: patron saint of Scandinavia.
Also Ans·kar [an-skahr] /ˈæn skɑr/.
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Ansgar started in the year of 830, accompanied by Witmar, also of the Corvey convent.Sweden
In 846, Bremen was united to Hamburg and Ansgar was made archbishop.
So I sat in the church of Ansgar among the other heathen and heard somewhat.Wulfric the Weapon Thane
Charles W. Whistler
Accordingly in 829 Ansgar, expelled from Denmark, went to Sweden where he laboured two years with some success.
In 848 Ansgar made a pompous visit to Sweden again with costly presents and letters, and reopened the field for missionary work.