• fl. 9th century
  • authors
  • Alet
Deacon of Aleth and author of the first extant Life of St Malo (Machutus), bishop of Aleth.

See also: AletAlet (Aleth)

Episcopal see said to have been founded by St Malo/Machutus, who settled as a hermit on a small island (Insula Aaronis, Ile d'Aaron, now a part of Saint-Servan-Sur-Mer and no longer an island) near Saint-Malo and became bishop.

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Secondary sources (select)

Smith, Julia M. H., “Oral and written: saints, miracles and relics in Brittany, c. 850–1250”, Speculum 65 (1990): 309–343.

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