Provins (Seine-et-Marne)

Saint-Ayoul

Building Data

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  • Type: Priory Church
  • Affiliation: Benedictine
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  • Original Diocese:
  • Region: Ile-de-France
  • Department: Seine-et-Marne
  • Coords: 48.560, 3.3032
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  • Surveyed: 1972-74, 1977, 1980-83, 2012, 2015

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IN AEDES SUAS TANTUM FORTE PERMISIT INCENDIUM, UT QUASI BENEFICIO IGNIS EXAMINATAE, AUCTORE DOMINO, CUM REAEDIFICATAE FUERINT, SICUT MUNDIORES, ITA APPAREANT PULCHIORES.

As for the temples which were relinquished to the fire, the benefits of the fires having been weighed, under the authority of God, that when they have been rebuilt, they may appear elegant and beautiful.

Source: Maillé, G.A. de R-C. de, Provins, les monuments religieux, 2 vols., Paris, 1939, ii, pg. 121 note 2.

1159, August 30



…CONCESSIONEM IN ECCLESIA SANCTI AYGULFI ASSIGNAVIT IPSE DIE DEDICATIONIS EJUSDEM ECCLESIE TERTIO KALENDAS SEPTEMBRIS ANNO AB INCARNATIONE DOMINI MILLESIMO CENTISIMO QUINQUAGESIMO NONO.

...it is said that the church of Saint-Ayoul was was dedicated this day, the third of the calends of September, the year of the incarnation of the Lord 1159.

Source: Archives Nationales, Paris, K192.