St. William, Abbott
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St. William was a Piedmontese hermit of the beginning of the twelfth century. He built a monastery on the summit of Monte Vergine near Naples, and established a community of hermits, to whom he gave a rule inspired in great measure by that of St. Benedict. He died in 1142.