Saint-Germain-en-Laye (Yvelines)

Saint-Germain

Building Data

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  • Type: Priory Church
  • Affiliation: Benedictine
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  • Original Diocese:
  • Region: Ile-de-France
  • Department: Yvelines
  • Coords: 48.897, 2.0959
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  • Surveyed: 1972-74, 1980-83, 1992-98, 2003

Map

Documents

1223



SANCTUM GERMANI IN LAYA ANNO M.CC.VICESIMO TERS MENSE APRIL…IN…LOCO CAPELLIAM FUNDAVIT…

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, in April 1223, in this place a chapel was founded.

Source: Archives Nationales, Paris, J461

1238, June



…LOCO CAPELLAE QUAM PHILIPPUS REX EJUS AVUS IN DOMO REGIA S. GERMANI, SUB INVOCATIONE B. MARIAE, ANNO 1223, MENSE APRILI, FUNDAVERAT, ALIAM EXSTRUXERIT CAPELLAM MATERIA ET ARTIFICIO VENUSTIOREM,…

...in the place that King Philippe his grandfather founded a chapel at the royal house at Saint Germain, under the invocation of the Notre-Dame, in the month of April in the year 1223, he built up a chapel of the most beautiful and materials and craftsmanship,...

Source: Teulet, André, Layettes du trésor des chartes, Paris, 1866, ii, 2727.