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Provins (Seine-et-Marne)

Sainte-Croix

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: 48.561, 3.2985
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  • Surveyed: 1977, 1980-83, 2015

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Documents

1201/1253



HOC REGNANTE, URBS NOSTRA POPULIS ADEO IMPLETUR, UT CAPELLA SANCTI LAURENTII DE PONTIBUS,…ERIGATUR.

During which reign, the people of our town requested, that the chapel of Saint-Laurent of the bridge,...be built.

Source: Claude Moissant, Campaniae comitum genealogia et brevis historia, Paris, 1607, 20, but he gives no source.

1234



1234, EO TEMPORE CAPELLA SANCTI LAURENTII DE PONTIBUS FUIT ERECTA IN PARROCHIAM SANCTAE CRUCIS.

At this time the chapel of Saint-Laurent of the Bridge was built in the parish of Sainte-Croix.

Source: Maillé, G.A. de R-C. de, Provins, les monuments religieux, 2 vols., Paris, 1939,
From Canon Potet, Provins MS 215, pg. 29, without sources. He died in 1747.