St. Guntramnus (Contran)

Saint Guntramnus, also known as Contran or sometimes Gontran, was the son of King Clotaire and the grandson of Clovis I. In 561 he was became king of Orleans and Burgundy. He married a woman named Mercatrude, but later divorced her. However, when she became ill, he sent a physician to her. She was dying and the doctor could do nothing for her, so the queen insisted that the physician die and Guntramnus had him murdered.

He later converted to…

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