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Ansgar

[ans-gahr]
noun
  1. SaintApostle of the North, 801–865, French Benedictine priest and missionary: patron saint of Scandinavia.
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Also Ans·kar [an-skahr] /ˈæn skɑr/.
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Historical Examples

  • Ansgar started in the year of 830, accompanied by Witmar, also of the Corvey convent.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • In 846, Bremen was united to Hamburg and Ansgar was made archbishop.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church

    Alexander Clarence Flick

  • 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.

    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