The rich disliked his banning flashy clothes in church. The clergy were more than annoyed when he imposed strict celibacy and an abbess who was punished for beating a nun would have welcomed the chance to thrash him.
Still, the lepers that he fed from his own table thought he was a jolly good fellow.
Article last updated on 25 February 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "GODFREY-OF-AMIENS: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 1 September 2014.