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Pierre de Castelnau was appointed by Pope Innocent III as one of the legates for the suppression of the Cathar heresy in Languedoc. He was beatified in the year of his death by Pope Innocent III, who held Raymond, Count of Toulouse responsible. The relics of Pierre de Castelnau are interred in the church of the ancient Abbey of St-Gilles.

Agnes of Merania ( ? - 1201). Queen of France from 1196 - 1200. She was the third wife of Philippe II, and she had two children with him. The pope declared their marriage invalid, although he did not take back his second wife until after Agnes died.


Kunigunde of Luxembourg (975-1040), wife of Holy Roman Emperor Heinrich II. Kunigunde was the closest advisor of her husband and even took part in Imperial councils. She was crowned as Holy Roman Empress with Heinrich in 1014 and assumed the office of Regent of the Empire after his death. She later entered the monastery of Benedictine nuns she had founded in Kaufungen and devoted the rest of her life to charity and prayer. Kunigunde was canonized in 1200 by Pope Innocent III.