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* Anselm, Saint, Abbot of Bec and Archbishop of Canterbury
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Anselm and Saint
Alexander is known for reflecting the works of several other Middle Age thinkers, especially those of Saint Anselm, and Saint Augustine.
In panic owing to serious illness in 1093, William nominated as archbishop another Norman-Italian, Saint Anselm of Canterbury — considered the greatest theologian of his generation — but this led to a long period of animosity between Church and State, Anselm being a stronger supporter of the Gregorian reforms in the Church than Lanfranc.
* Saint Anselm of Canterbury, a medieval philosopher and theologian, becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
On June 3 and June 5, CNN teamed up with Saint Anselm College to sponsor the New Hampshire Republican and Democratic Debates.
Teleology was explored by Plato and Aristotle, by Saint Anselm around 1000 AD, and later by Immanuel Kant in his Critique of Judgment.
Anselm Weber took over construction on October 11, 1897, adopting the name Saint Michaels for the area ( from Navajo Tsʼíhootso: " Green Meadow ").
The town is home to Saint Anselm College ( and its New Hampshire Institute of Politics ) and the New Hampshire State Prison for Women.
Anselm and Abbot
When Pope Innocent II asked Thurstan's opinion on the elevation of Anselm of St Saba, who was Abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, to become Bishop of London, Thurstan replied " If we consider his life and reputation, it would be much more fitting to remove him from his abbacy than to promote him to be bishop of London.
In 1093 he negotiated with Anselm, Abbot of Bec, concerning Anselm's becoming Archbishop of Canterbury ; in 1095 it was St-Calais who prosecuted the royal case against Anselm after he had become archbishop.
On 6 March he consented to appoint Anselm Abbot of Bec as Archbishop of Canterbury, which he had previously strongly opposed.
Ernulf was made prior by Archbishop Anselm, and in 1107 Abbot of Peterborough, where he was one of the teachers of Hugh Candidus ; on 28 September 1114 he was invested as Bishop of Rochester by Ralph d ' Escures Archbishop of Canterbury, and was consecrated on 26 December 1115.
Anselm then went to Rome, where Pope Stephen II invested him with the religious habit of the Benedictine Order, gave him some relics of St. Sylvester and appointed him Abbot of Nonantola.
Saint Anselm, the second Abbot of Bec, is reputed to have been a visitor to Tooting Bec long before he succeeded Lanfranc as Archbishop of Canterbury.
* Bishop Joseph John Gerry – 1950 – former Bishop of Portland, Maine, and former Abbot of Saint Anselm Abbey
Sant ' Anselmo, named after the Italian saint and theologian, Anselm of Canterbury, is the home of the Abbot Primate of the Benedictines, seat of the Benedictine Confederation, and also hosts an Athenaeum, including the Pontifical Liturgical Institute, and the Philosophy and Theology faculties.
Anselm and Bec
Many of them afterwards attained high positions in the Church ; one possible student, Anselm of Badagio, became pope under the title of Alexander II ; another, Anselm of Bec succeeded Lanfranc as the Archbishop of Canterbury.
He later changed his focus to theology, through the influence of Anselm of Bec, who later became the Archbishop of Canterbury.
It was St-Calais, along with Robert, Count of Meulan who negotiated with Anselm, the abbot of Bec, in 1093 over the conditions under which Anselm would allow himself to be elected Archbishop of Canterbury.
Born of very humble parents at Laon before the middle of the 11th century, he is said to have studied under Saint Anselm at Bec, though this is almost certainly incorrect.
He became a monk in the Benedictine monastery of Christ Church, Canterbury, where he made the acquaintance of Anselm, at that time visiting England as abbot of the Abbey of Bec.
He was followed as abbot by Anselm, also later an Archbishop of Canterbury, as was the fifth abbot, Theobald of Bec.
Ivo is claimed to have studied at the Abbey of Bec in Normandy under Lanfranc, where he would have met Anselm of Aosta, the great Scholastic.
He is claimed to have studied first in Paris, then in Abbey of Bec in Normandy where ( according to some sources ) he studied under Lanfranc along with Anselm of Canterbury.
He also established a Benedictine monastery, with monks from Bec Abbey in Normandy, which had provided the first two post-Conquest Archbishops of Canterbury: Lanfranc and Anselm.
Arnulf turned his attention to Ireland, where, prior to the Montgomery rebellion, he had sent Gerald de Windsor to secure for him the hand in marriage of Lafracoth, daughter of the Irish king Muircheartach Ua Briain ; by 1102, Arnulf was mentioned by Muirchertach as his son-in-law in a letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury Anselm of Bec.
Saint Anselm, abbot of Bec Abbey in Normandy and later to be Archbishop of Canterbury, apparently visited the shrine of St. Neot in 1078-9.
Kings and archbishops clashed over rights of appointment and religious policy, and successive archbishops including Anselm, Theobald of Bec, Thomas Becket and Stephen Langton were variously forced into exile, arrested by royal knights or even killed.