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  The Catholic Encyclopedia - Order and Abbey of Fontevrault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The monastery of Fontevrault was founded by Blessed Robert d'Arbrissel about the end of 1100 and is situated in a wooded valley on the confines of Anjou, Tours, and Poitou, about two and a half miles south of the Loire, at a short distance west of its union with the Vienne.
The abbey school was frequented by the children of the highest nobility, and her successors were entrusted with the education of the daughters of Louis XV.
The Abbey of Fontevrault was in four parts: the Grand Moustier, or convent of the nuns, the hospital and lazaretto of Saint-Lazare, the Madeleine for penitent women, and, some distance apart, the monastery of St-Jean de l'Habit for the monks, destroyed at the Revolution.
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 Fontevraud Abbey
The abbey contains the tombs of Eleanor of Aquitaine, her husband King Henry II of England, their son King Richard I of England, their daughter Joan, and Isabella of Angoulême, wife of their son King John.
The Plantagenets were large benefactors of the Abbey and King Henri II’s sister Mathilde was Abbess at Fontevraud.
During the French revolution, the order was dissolved; the Abbey later became a prison and was given to the French Ministry of Culture in 1963.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fo/Fontevraud_Abbey.html   (145 words)

  
 Joan of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Joan asked to be admitted to Fontevrault Abbey, an unusual request for a married, pregnant woman, but this request was granted.
She was buried at Fontevrault Abbey, and fifty years later her son Raymond VII would be interred next to her.
Joan died in Essex in 1238, and was buried at Tarant Crawford Abbey in Dorset.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Joan_Plantagenet   (1133 words)

  
 Fontevraud Abbey -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Fontevraud Abbey (or Fontevrault Abbey) is located in the village of Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, near (Click link for more info and facts about Chinon) Chinon, in (A former province of western France in the Loire valley) Anjou, (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France.
The (The family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485) Plantagenets were large benefactors of the Abbey and King Henri II's sister Mathilde was Abbess at Fontevraud.
During the (The revolution in France against the Bourbons; 1789-1799) French Revolution, the order was dissolved; the Abbey later became a prison and was given to the French Ministry of Culture in 1963.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fo/fontevraud_abbey.htm   (168 words)

  
 Important Locations
It was this Abbey that Henry II considered placing Eleanor in as a nun when he was contemplating divorce.
Fontevrault Abbey was also the place of recovery for Joan Plantagenet, Henry and Eleanor's youngest daughter, when she escaped from Toulouse after her own fighters betrayed her.
Fontevrault Abbey is also the final resting place of Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard I, and Isabel of Angouleme.
www-personal.umich.edu /~garnerj/school/history_220/locations.htm   (414 words)

  
 31st Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Isabella d'Anjou, Abbess of Fontevrault "Alice d'Anjou" was born between 1107 to 1111 in Anjou, France and married before 1135.
Matilda de Boulogne, Queen of England and Countess of Boulogne was born 1103 in Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais département, Nord-Pas-de-Calais région, France and married 1125 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex County, England.
Henry Canmore, Prince of Scotland and Earl of Huntington and Northumberland was born circa 1114 to 1119.
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 text manuscripts/new items   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Unica printed copy for the Abbey of Fontevrault with colophon in red and fl at end of text: "Finis psalterii intemerate Virginis Marie a beato Bonaventura editi impressique Parisiis, per Yolandam Bonhomme, viduam spectabilis viri Thielmanni Kerver commorantem ad signum unicornis in magno vico sancti Jacobi anno Domini millesimo quingentesimo quadragesimo sexto [1546], die autem.xiii.
Interestingly, she was also responsible for printing all liturgical texts for the Abbey of Fontevrault.
Ten years after the first edition of the Fontevrault edition, Yolande Bonhomme published a second edition, also recorded by Bohatta in his survey of the Duke of Parma's liturgical books: Psalterium Fontebraldense, Paris, Yolande Bonhomme, 1554 (Bohatta, 1910, n° 509): the single copy of the 1554 edition is in Lille, Mediathèque Jean Lévy.
www.textmanuscripts.com /home/THEME/themereligiondescritpion.php?m=71   (1045 words)

  
 Eleanor
In 1202 the ailing Eleanor was trapped in a castle by the army of the French king, with whom John was at war, but John freed her.
Many times she endowed the Abbey of Fontevrault, a revolutionary new order that became the first haven for battered and ill-used wives.
The Abbess of Fontevrault Abbey in 1150 was Matilda, daughter of Fulk V and the aunt of Henry II, Fulk's grandson.
kykinfolks.tripod.com /parker/eleanor.htm   (2238 words)

  
 25TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
She was buried in Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevrault, Maine-et-Loire, France.
Richard Prince Of ENGLAND EARL OF CORNWALL was born on Jan 5 1209 in Winchester, Hampshire, England.
Joane Princess Of ENGLAND QUEEN OF SCOTLAND was born on Jul 22 1210 in Coucy, Alsne, France.
home.amaonline.com /genealogy/nrogers/d876.htm   (184 words)

  
 Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine and Richard I at Fontervrault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Fontevrault Abbey (in Aquitaine near Anjou) was founded by
This was possibly because the nuns' contingent included some formidable female talent in the form of royalty and nobility (and a few discarded royal mistresses).
After the death of Richard I in 1199, Eleanor of Aquitaine retired to Fontevrault and was buried there.
www.paradoxplace.com /Perspectives/Genl%20Images/Single%20Frames/Fontevrault_Plantagenets.htm   (170 words)

  
 Monarchs Buried at Westminster Abbey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He was hastily crowned king at Gloucester Abbey due to the political situation and then again in Westminster Abbey on 17 May 1220.
It is to Henry that we owe the rebuilding of the Abbey in the new Gothic style of architecture.
Nineteen years later he was placed in the splendid tomb put up by his son Edward I, although his heart was delivered to the Abbey at Fontevrault in France as Henry had wished.
www.westminster-abbey.org /library/monarchs/henry_iii.htm   (348 words)

  
 CHAPTER LIX.
The Abbess of Fontevrault, who, when a mere nun, could never bear her profession, now loved it with all her heart, doubtless because of the authority and freedom which she possessed, being at liberty to go or come at will, and as absolute mistress of her actions, accountable to no one for these.
She had the honour of explaining to his Majesty that she had left the Abbess sick and ailing, and informed him that my sister was most anxious to see me again, and that she hoped his Majesty would not object to my paying her a short visit.
The Fontevrault gardens are one of the most splendid sights in all the country round.
www.globusz.com /ebooks/Montespan/00000071.htm   (2671 words)

  
 Monastic Art and Architecture
The declining simplicity of a once reformed and austere order can be traced at the Cistercian abbey church of Pontigny; it was rebuilt in 1186 with an elaborate Gothic east end, or chevet, with radiating chapels, an architectural magnificence that would have scandalized Saint Bernard.
A splendid group of 11th- and 12th-century manuscripts from the Benedictine Abbey of Saint-Martial, Limoges, survives in the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, and a large portion of the 11th- and 12th-century library survives at its original location in the Benedictine priory of DURHAM CATHEDRAL in England.
Thus the 11th-century Abbey of Melk in Austria was totally transformed (1702-36) by the baroque architect Jakob PRANDTAUER.
www.efn.org /~russelln/art.html   (2430 words)

  
 Fontevraud Abbey : Fontevrault Abbey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
terms defined : Fontevraud Abbey : Fontevrault Abbey
The abbey contains the tombs of Eleanor of Aquitaine, her husband King II of England">Henry II of England, their son King Richard I of England, their daughter Joan, and Isabella of Angoulême, wife of their son King John.
All is still licensed under the GNU FDL.
www.termsdefined.net /fo/fontevrault-abbey.html   (276 words)

  
 30TH GENERATION
He Was buried on 6 Jul 1189 in Abbey of Fontevrault, Maine-et-Loire, France.
She Was buried on 31 Mar 1204 in Abbey at Fontrevaud, Maine-et-loirre, France.
He Was buried on 6 Apr 1199 in Abbey of Fontevrault, Maine-et-Loire, Fr..
home.att.net /~hamiltonclan/hamilton/dukes/d66.htm   (453 words)

  
 Family Tree - pafg135 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
She died 31 May 1245/1246 in Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevrault, Maine-et-Loire, France and was buried in Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevrault, Maine-et-Loire, France.
She died 9 Nov 1261 in, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England and was buried in Hailes Abbey, Hailes, Gloucestershire, England.
Sancha married Richard Prince of England Earl of Cornwall on 23 Nov 1243 in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
www.internetree.com /winslow/pafg135.htm   (638 words)

  
 Romanesque Architecture - Great Buildings Online
Abbey of Pomposa, by unknown, at near Ferrara, Italy, 800 to 1100.
Fontevrault Abbey, by unknown, at Anjou, France, 1110 to 1119.
Moissac Abbey, by unknown, at Tarn-et-Garonne, France, circa 650 to 850.
www.greatbuildings.com /types/styles/romansesque.html   (262 words)

  
 Saul's 32 Gen - tobg37 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
He was buried in Fontevrault Abbey, Anjou, France.
She was buried in Fontevrault Abbey, Anjou, France.
She was buried in Abbey of Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castilla, Spain.
www.bradleyfoundation.org /genealogies/32Gen/tobg37.htm   (528 words)

  
 28th Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He supported John against the Barons, assisted at the coronation of Henry III in 1216, was one of the Barons of the Exchequer in 1221, and received a grant of the manor of Bridgewater (where he founded the Hospital of St. John Baptist).
Alan de Galloway, Constable and Lord of Scotland was born circa 1186 in Galloway, Wigtownshire County, Scotland and married circa 1205 in Carrick, Ayrshire County, Scotland.
Helen de l'Isle was born circa 1174 in Wigtownshire County, Galloway region, Scotland and married circa 1205 in Carrick, Ayrshire County, Scotland.
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 27th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Gilbert Gloucester de Clare, Sixth Earl of Gloucester was born circa 1180 and married 9 Oct 1217 in Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucester, England.
He was suspicious, vengeful, and treacherous; Arthur I of Brittany was probably murdered in captivity, and Matilda de Braose, the wife of a recalcitrant Marcher baron, was starved to death with her son in a royal prison.
The funeral rites were solemnly performed at Notre-Dame de Paris, and the coffin went to rest in the abbey of Saint-Denis, the tomb of the kings of France.
boazfamilytree.com /gneville/aqwg10.htm   (5869 words)

  
 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg61 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He died 6 Jul 1189 in The Great Castle of Chinon in Touraine and was buried in Fontevrault Abbey in his native Anjou.
She died 10 Sep 1167 in Notre Dame de Pres Near Rouen and was buried in Fontevrault Abbey Maine France.
She died 1 Apr 1204 in Fontevraud Abbey, Maine-et-Loire, France and was buried in Fontevraud Abbey, Maine-et-Loire, France.
www.peterwestern.f9.co.uk /maximilia/pafg61.htm   (835 words)

  
 New Catholic Dictionary: Order and Abbey of Fontevrault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The monastery of Fontevrault was founded by Blessed Robert of Arbrissel, at the close of the 11th century, on the confines of Anjou, Tours, and Poitou.
It was a double monastery for monks and nuns, following a rule supplementary to that of Saint Benedict, and governed by an abbess.
Her successor, Anne of Orleans, reestablished discipline in a number of priories and gained a victory over the rebellious religious at Fontevrault.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd03329.htm   (249 words)

  
 CHAPTER X.
Two or three days after our arrival at Fontevrault, the King, who loves to know all the geographical details of important places, asked me of the form and particulars of the celebrated abbey.
They are to be seen at the abbey church, where they sing and say their offices.
"Honorinde had her buried at Fontevrault, and over her tomb, at the end of the year, she built a convent, to which her immense property was given, where she retired herself as a simple nun, and of which she was appointed first abbess by the Pope who reigned at the time.
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 molloy family Tree - pafg63 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
She was buried in Abbaye De Fontevrault, Fontevrault, France.
Maurice FitzGerald was born in 1100 in Windsor, Berkshire, England.
Alice De Montgomery was born in 1100 in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
www.themolloys.net /web/molloyfam/pafg63.htm   (779 words)

  
 History Bookshop.com: Richard I, King of England
On 6 July 1189 Henry died, 'heartbroken and alone', and was buried at Fontevrault in France.
Richard is often viewed as a legendary figure in English history: his romantic and dynamic image have caught the imagination, as have his brave and chivalrous exploits as a soldier throughout Europe and the Holy Lands.
He was buried at Fontevrault Abbey alongside his father.
www.historybookshop.com /articles/people/monarchs/richard-1.asp   (626 words)

  
 List of abbeys and priories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of abbeys and priories is a link list for any abbey or priory.
Abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland
This page was last modified 00:10, 15 October 2005.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_abbeys_and_priories   (58 words)

  
 What about robert abbey?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Robert, French Benedictine, founder of the Abbey of Chaise-Dieu, d.
Learn of the efforts of a team of archeologists efforts to study the heart of Robert the Bruce which was taken on the Crusades in 1329.
The monastery of Fontevrault was founded by Blessed Robert d'Arbrissel about the end of 1100.
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 22ND GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He was buried in Fontevrault Abbey, Maine, France.
She died on 26 Jan 1204 in Fontevrault Abbey, Maine.
She was buried on 3 Mar 1204 in Fontevrault Abbey, Maine, France.
www.datasync.com /~woodward/staffora/d2073.htm   (140 words)

  
 TWELFTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He was buried on JUL 8 1189 in FONTEVRAULT, INDRE-ET-LOIRE, FRANCE.
He was married to ELEANOR LEVROUX PRINCESS OF AQUITAINE (daughter of DUKE GUILLAUME LEVROUX X, OF AQUITAINE and ALIENOR DE CHATELLERAULT) on MAY 11 1152 in BORDEAUX, GIRONDE, FRANCE.
She was buried on APR 1 1204 in FONTEVRAULT, INDRE-ET-LOIRE, FRANCE.
www.goldrush.com /~choffman41/Royalty/d2857.htm   (222 words)

  
 Family Tree - pafg137 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
He died 6 Jul 1189 in, Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France and was buried 8 Jul 1189 in Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevrault, Maine-et-Loire, France.
She died 31 Mar 1204 in Mirabell Castle, Tarn-et-Garonne, France and was buried in Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevrault, Maine-It-Loire, France.
Richard I "Coeur de Lion" PLANTAGENET King of England [Parents] was born 13 Sep 1157 in Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.
www.internetree.com /winslow/pafg137.htm   (750 words)

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