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Chartres
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I. Bishopric and Cathedral School – II. The Cathedral of Notre-Dame

I. Bishopric and Cathedral School

The bishopric of Chartres probably goes back to the 4th century. The first documented bishop is Adventinus (511). The bishops Fulbert of Chartres (1006–1028), Ivo of Chartres (1090–1116), John of Salisbury (1177–1180), and Peter of Celle (1180–1183) engaged in scholarly activities. The see of Chartres was suffragan to Sens and, from 1622, to Pa…

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Rieger, Reinhold and Winterfeld, Dethard v., “Chartres”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_02863>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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