Adjutor, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death



Catholic Saint

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1070

Place of Birth: Vernon, Normandy, France

Date of Death: 30-Apr-1131

Profession: Crusader

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Adjutor

  • Adjutor (died April 30, 1131) is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church.
  • He was born in Vernon, France, where he was made a knight in the First Crusade.
  • He is credited to be the patron saint of swimmers, boaters, and drowning victims, and the patron saint of Vernon, France.
  • The stories given for his patronage of boaters vary.
  • Some state that he was captured by Muslims in The Crusade, who tried to force him to abandon his faith, and when refusing, he escaped persecution by swimming.
  • He swam back to France and entered the Abbey of Trion.
  • There he became a recluse until his death of April 30. Additional legends state that it was angels who freed Adjutor from his captors, and his association with the seas came when he calmed a whirlpool by throwing Holy water, and the chains of his captivity into it, and signing the cross.
  • In his later life he became a hermit.

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