Died End of 6th century
Occupation Bishop of Cologne
Statues of Eberigisil and Severin at the city hall tower of Cologne

Eberigisil[1] (died at the end of the sixth century, perhaps 593[2]) was Bishop of Cologne, being the fifth well-attested bishop, and the first with a Frankish name.[3] He is mentioned by Gregory of Tours but always using the past tense, so it is assumed that Eberigisil died before 594. Heriger of Lobbes mentions him as a bishop of Maastricht but this may well be a mix up.

He is revered as a Catholic saint, honoured on 24 October.

Sources and notes

  1. Ebergisel, Ebergisil, Ebregisel, Ebregisil, Ebregislus, Ebregiselus, Ebregisus, Evergislus, Evergisilus, Everigisil, Everigisilus .
  2. kirchensite.de - Heiliger Evergisil (Evergislus, Eberigisil) - 24. Oktober
  3. , in German.
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