Ursmar[1] (died 713) was a missionary bishop, appointed abbot of Lobbes by the Frankish king Pippin II.[2]

He may have been of Irish origin; he is credited also with the foundation of Aulne Abbey and Wallers Abbey. He is a Catholic saint, feast day April 19.[3] A Life was written by Heriger of Lobbes.[4]


  1. Ursmer, Ursmarus
  2. Rosamond McKitterick, The New Cambridge Medieval History, II (2005), p. 627.
  3. saintpatrickdc.org
  4. CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Heriger of Lobbes
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