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BORDEAUX ARCHBISHOPRIC

  

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

INTRODUCTION. 1

Chapter 1.                ARCHBISHOPS of BORDEAUX. 1

Chapter 2.                BISHOPS of AGEN. 4

Chapter 3.                BISHOPS of ANGOULÊME. 4

Chapter 4.                BISHOPS of PERIGUEUX. 4

Chapter 5.                BISHOPS of POITIERS. 4

Chapter 6.                BISHOPS of SAINTES. 5

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

 

This document sets out the families of the archbishops of Bordeaux and of the bishops of the bishoprics which lay within the archiepiscopal diocese.  At present, the document is only partially completed.  It has been uploaded in Medieval Lands at this early stage in its development mainly to complete the hyperlinks to other documents. 

 

 

Chapter 1.    ARCHBISHOPS of BORDEAUX

 

 

1.         FROTAIRE (-889, bur Poitiers Saint-Cyprien).  Abbot of Poitou Saint-Hilaire 868.  Archbishop of Bordeaux [860][1]Archbishop of Bourges 876.  Gallia Christiana records his death in 889 and burial "in abbatia S. Cypriani"[2]

 

 

1.         AUDEBERTArchbishop of Bordeaux [3]

 

 

1.         GEOFFROYArchbishop of Bordeaux [982?][4]

 

 

1.         GOMBAUD de Gascogne, son of SANCHO Garcia & his wife --- (-after 994)The Codex de Roda names "Garsie Sanzoz, ac Sanzo Sanzoz et Gilelmo Sanzoz, ac domnus Gundebaldus episcopus, ad domna Acibella…ac domna Lucia" as the children of "Sanzio Garsies" and his unnamed wife[5]The Historia Abbatiæ Condomensis names "Sancium…et Guillermum atque Gimbaldum" as the three children of "Sancius-Garsiæ"[6]"Garsias Sanctii consul filius regis Sancii" granted "Astaracensem pagum" to "Arnaldo filio meo" by charter dated to [920], signed by "Garciæ Sancii Consulis, Sancii Wilhelmi comitis filii, Salii Vivari, Sancii Amanevi, Gumbaudi, Eneci fratris eius"[7].  Bishop of ---: "Gumboldus episcopus et frater meus Willelmus Sancio dux Vasconum" re-established the monastery of La Réole by charter dated 977, subscribed by "Garsiæ nepotis ipsorum, Rotgarii vicecomitis, Utzan Amaneii, Seguini vicecomitis, Areolidat vicecomitis, Arnoldi Amaneii"[8].  The version reproduced by Marca, quoted by Jaurgain, names "Garsiæ nepotis ipsorum, Rotgarii Judicis, Utzan Amaneu, Vicecomitis Exii, Areolidat Vicecomitis, Arnaldi Amaneu" as the subscribers[9].  Bishop and Duc des Gascons 978.  "Gumboldus episcopus…regionis dux" confirmed an exchange of property between the monks of La Réole and his vassal "Arsia" with the advice of "fratrum…Willelmus Sancio dux" by charter dated 978, subscribed by "Aner Sano vicecomes, Willelmus Arsiæ, Sans Aner, Rotgarius vicecomes, Utzan Amanieu, Arnald Amanieu"[10]Archbishop of Bordeaux: "Gunbaldus sancta Burdegalensis ecclesie archiepiscopus" donated property to the abbey of Saint-Cyprien at Poitiers by charter dated to [989/1010], subscribed by "Avierna, Ilduini filii eius, Willelmi fratris sui, Odulrici fratris sui"[11]The Historia Abbatiæ Condomensis notes that "Gimbaldum Comitem, patrem Ugonis Episcopi" donated property "ecclesiam S. Johannis, Cablisa" to the convent of Condom[12]

 

 

1.         SEGUIN (-after 1016).  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1010[13]

 

 

1.         ARNAUD (-1024 or before).  Archbishop of Bordeaux [before 1022][14]

 

 

1.         ISELO (-before 1027).  Archbishop of Bordeaux [1024][15]

 

 

1.         GODEFROI (-10 Jul [1043/47]. bur Bordeaux Saint-Severin).  Archbishop of Bordeaux [1027][16].  A charter dated to [1086/91] records the settlement of a dispute between Bordeaux Saint-André and Bordeaux Saint-Seurin relating to “cimiterium a Godefrido archiepiscopo” now held by “dominus Amatus Burdegalensis ecclesie archiepiscopus[17]Gallia Christiana records his death “VI Id Jul” and burial "ad S. Severini"[18]

 

 

1.         ARCHAMBAUD (-[1059]).  Archbishop of Bordeaux [1047][19].  A charter dated to [1086/91] records the settlement of a dispute between Bordeaux Saint-André and Bordeaux Saint-Seurin relating to “cimiterium a Godefrido archiepiscopo” now held by “dominus Amatus Burdegalensis ecclesie archiepiscopus”, recording successively “Archimbladus archiepiscopus...archiepiscopus Andro...Gotcelinus[20]

 

 

1.         ANDRO (-[1059]).  Archbishop of Bordeaux [1059][21].  A charter dated to [1086/91] records the settlement of a dispute between Bordeaux Saint-André and Bordeaux Saint-Seurin relating to “cimiterium a Godefrido archiepiscopo” now held by “dominus Amatus Burdegalensis ecclesie archiepiscopus”, recording successively “Archimbladus archiepiscopus...archiepiscopus Andro...Gotcelinus[22]

 

 

1.         JOSCELIN de Parthenay, son of GUILLAUME Seigneur de Parthenay & his wife Arengarde --- (-19 Jun 1086, bur Luçon)A charter dated 1047 records a donation by "Willelmo de Parteniaco", with the consent of "uxor hujus Willelmi Parteniacensis, Arengarda et filius eius prior natu Willelmus et frater eius Goscelinus Sancti Hylarii thesaurarius, et Symon et Geldoinus", to Saintes Notre-Dame[23].  Thesaurarius of Poitiers Saint-Hilaire.  "Goscelinus Beati Hylarii thesaurarii et Symo frater meus" confirmed the donation by "pater meus Willelmus de Parteniaco" to Saintes Notre-Dame by charter dated 1058, signed by "fratres nostri Geldoinus…de Tauniaco et Ebonellus…Beatricis sororis eorum, Hugonis et Willelmi nepotum eorum, Hugonis vicecomitis de Castro Airaudi…"[24]Archbishop of Bordeaux [1059]: a charter dated to [1086/91] records the settlement of a dispute between Bordeaux Saint-André and Bordeaux Saint-Seurin relating to “cimiterium a Godefrido archiepiscopo” now held by “dominus Amatus Burdegalensis ecclesie archiepiscopus”, recording successively “Archimbladus archiepiscopus...archiepiscopus Andro...Gotcelinus[25].  The dating clause of a charter dated 1060 records “...rebelles triumphante, et Gotcelino archiepiscopo populum sibi commissum catholice docente[26]Gauscelinum Burdegalensem archiepiscopum et fratres eius Gilduinum et Ebonem, filios Guillelmi de Partenaco” confirmed the donation made by “Guillelmus de Talimonte” to “cella nostra de Fontanis” by charter dated 1078[27]Gallia Christiana records his death 19 Jun 1086 and burial "in ecclesia S. Mariæ Lucionensis"[28]

 

 

1.         AMATUS (-[1102/03]).  Archbishop of Bordeaux [before 1091].  A charter dated to [1086/91] records the settlement of a dispute between Bordeaux Saint-André and Bordeaux Saint-Seurin relating to “cimiterium a Godefrido archiepiscopo” now held by “dominus Amatus Burdegalensis ecclesie archiepiscopus”, recording successively “Archimbladus archiepiscopus...archiepiscopus Andro...Gotcelinus[29]

 

 

1.         GERAUD de Cabenacm ---.  The name of Géraud’s wife is not known.  Géraud & his wife had four children: 

a)         ARNAUD Géraud de Cabenac (-29 Apr 1122).  “Arsius de Cabenaco”, on becoming "Silvæ-mejoris monachus", donated “terram de Crana”, with the consent of “fratribus suis Arnaldo-Geraldo qui postea fuit Burdigalensis archiepiscopus, et Arufatus et Forto”, by undated charter, witnessed by “Amanevus de Mota, Geraldus de Cabanaco, Arsius eius filius[30]Archbishop of Bordeaux 1103.  Gallia Christiana records his death “III Kal Mai” 1122[31]

b)         ARSIUS de Cabenac .  “Arsius de Cabenaco”, on becoming "Silvæ-mejoris monachus", donated “terram de Crana”, with the consent of “fratribus suis Arnaldo-Geraldo qui postea fuit Burdigalensis archiepiscopus, et Arufatus et Forto”, by undated charter, witnessed by “Amanevus de Mota, Geraldus de Cabanaco, Arsius eius filius[32]

c)         ARUFAT de Cabenac .  “Arsius de Cabenaco”, on becoming "Silvæ-mejoris monachus", donated “terram de Crana”, with the consent of “fratribus suis Arnaldo-Geraldo qui postea fuit Burdigalensis archiepiscopus, et Arufatus et Forto”, by undated charter[33]

d)         FORT de Cabenac .  “Arsius de Cabenaco”, on becoming "Silvæ-mejoris monachus", donated “terram de Crana”, with the consent of “fratribus suis Arnaldo-Geraldo qui postea fuit Burdigalensis archiepiscopus, et Arufatus et Forto”, by undated charter[34]

 

 

1.         GERAUD (-1136)Bishop of AngoulêmeArchbishop of BordeauxGallia Christiana records that Géraud Bishop of Angolulême usurped the archbishopric of Bordeaux [1122] and died 1136[35]

 

 

1.         GEOFFROY de Loroux (-18 Jul [1155].  Archbishop of Bordeaux [1137].  Gallia Christiana records his death “XV Kal Aug” [1155][36]

 

 

1.         RAYMOND de Périgord, son of AUDEBERT [III] Comte de Périgord & his wife --- (-23 Dec 1159).  A charter dated 1153 names "Raimondo episcopo et Bosone comite fratre suo episcopatum gubernantibus"[37]Bishop of Périgueux 1146-1158.  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1158.  Gallia Christiana records his death “X Kal Jan” 1159[38]

 

 

1.         HARDOUIN (-4 Jul [1162]).  Deacon at Le Mans.  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1160.  Gallia Christiana records his death “IV Non Jul” [1162][39]

 

 

1.         BERTRAND (-18 Dec [1170]).  Archbishop of Bordeaux [1163].  Gallia Christiana records his death “XV Kal Jan” [1170][40]

 

 

1.         GUILLAUME (-15 Sep [1187]).  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1173.  Gallia Christiana records his death “XVII Kal Oct” [1187][41]

 

 

1.         HELIE de Malemort, son of --- (-19 Mar [1206])Gallia Christiana records the succession of “Heliæ...familiæ de Malamorte in Lemovibus” in [1187][42]Archbishop of Bordeaux [1187].  Gallia Christiana records his death “XIV Kal Apr” [1206][43]

 

 

1.         GUILLAUME Amanieu (-1227 after 28 Mar).  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1207.  Gallia Christiana records his death after 28 Mar 1227[44]

 

 

1.         GERAUD de Malemort, son of --- (after 10 May 1259).  Deacon of Bordeaux.  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1227.  Gallia Christiana records his death after 10 May 1259[45]

 

 

1.         PIERRE (-11 Jan 1270).  Gallia Christiana records the disputed election between Forton Archdeacon of Santes and “Hugone dominicanorum Burdigalensium priore”, settled by Pope Urban IV appointing “Petro camerario et capellano suo” in 1261[46]Archbishop of Bordeaux 1261.  Gallia Christiana records his death “III Id Jan” 1269 (O.S.?) and his burial at Bordeaux[47]

 

 

1.         SIMON de Rochechouart, son of AIMERY [IX] Vicomte de Rochechouart & his wife --- [de Mortemart] (-29 Oct 1280, bur Bordeaux Cathedral).  According to Europäische Stammtafeln, Simon de Rochechouart, archbishop of Bordeaux, was the son of Aimery [X] Vicomte de Rochechouart"[48].  The sources quoted in this paragraph suggest that this must be incorrect and that Simon was the son of Vicomte Aimery [IX].  Henry III King of England granted revenue to "consanguineo nostro magistro Simoni de Rupe Cavardi", dated 1254[49]"Aymericus, de Rupecavardi vicecomes" donated property to "Geraldo de Malomonte, canonico Aniciensi", dated 30 Sep 1262, witnessed by "Symone de Rupecavardi patruo nostro, domino Guidone archidiacono Combralie, domino Guillelmo Rupiscavardi fratribus nostris"[50].  "Messire Simon de Rochechouart, doyen de Saint-Antregil du château de Bourges" notified the marriage contract of "Aimery vicomte de Rochechouart son neveu" and "noble dame Matilde veuve de noble homme messire Guillaume le Fort" as the agreement for "des deux fils du dit vicomte" to marry "les deux filles de ladite dame veuve", with "Aimery fils aîné" marrying "la fille aînée...[avec] son manoir de Carlton" and "Guy autre fils du dit vicomte" marrying "la seconde fille [avec] la terre de Mortemar", by charter dated "du lundi après la Saint-Georges 1264", which also records that "les dits deux fils du vicomte" would inherit two thirds of their father´s inheritance, the remaining one third to be divided between "ses autres filles et fils"[51].  Seigneur de Saint-Auvent: "Jean vicomte de Rochechouart chevalier seigneur de Saint-Auvent" ratified the privileges granted to the inhabitants of Saint-Auvent in 1226 by "feu monseigneur Simon de Rochechouart, archévêque de Bordeaux, alors doyen de Bourges, seigneur de Saint-Auvent" by charter dated "du dimanche dans les Octaves de la Pentecôte 1344"[52]The date is corrected to 1266 in the repertory of documents in the archives départementales of Haute-Vienne[53].  “Simon de Rochechouart doyen de Bourges...” witnessed the charter dated 2 Feb 1272 which confirmed the emancipation by “Aimery vicomte de Rochechouart” of “Marguerite sa fille” and his grant to her “en faveur de son mariage avec Arnaud Bochart damoiseau...rente...sur les biens de feue dame Jeanne sa femme mère de la dite Marguerite[54]Archbishop of Bordeaux 1275.  Gallia Christiana records the interregnum after Pierre Archbishop of Bordeaux died and the disputed election in Sep 1272 between Simon de Rochechouart and “Clemens de sancto Hilario canonicus”, the latter of whom died in 1274[55]Gallia Christiana records his death “IV Kal Nov” 1279 and his burial at Bordeaux[56].  The testament of “Aimery vicomte de Rochechouard, estant sur le point de passer la mer avec le roy de France”, dated end-Jun 1283, confirmed the donation of “Saint-Auvent à Foucaud son fils” made by “feu messire Simon de Rochechouard archevêque de Bordeaux son oncle[57]

 

 

1.         GUILLAUME (-Dec 1287).  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1285.  Gallia Christiana records the election in Dec 1285, after a long interregnum which followed the death of Archbishop Simon, and his death after Dec 1287[58]

 

 

1.         HENRI de Genève, son of RODOLPHE Comte de Genève & his wife Marie de Coligny (-Sep 1297).  Archdeacon at Langres 1283.  Archdeacon at Tonnerre 1289.  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1289. 

 

 

1.         BOSO de Saligny, son of --- (-[1299]).   Gallia Christiana records the election in 1296 of “Boso ex...baronum de Salignaco in Petrocoriis oriundus[59]

 

 

1.         BERTRAND de Goth, son of BERAUD de Goth & his wife Ide de Blanquefort (Villandraut en Gironde [1260][60]-Roquemaure near Carpentras 20 Apr 1314, bur Uzeste).  His parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 2 Dec 1306 under which "Amanieu sire d´Albret" donated "la seigneurie de Villandraut et la paroisse de Goult" to "messire Arnaud Garcye de Gout, frère du pape Clément cinquième"[61].  Bishop of Comminges 1295.  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1299.  He was elected Pope CLEMENT V 5 Jun 1305. 

 

 

[Two siblings]: 

1.         ARNAUD de Canteloup (-after 1305).  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1305.  Gallia Christiana records the election in 1305 of “Arnaldus de Cantalupo patria Aquitanus diœcesis Burdegalensis, Clementis V propinquus[62].  He was created Cardinal in 1305. 

2.         [--- .  Assuming that the term “nepos” was used in its strict sense of nephew, one of Arnaud’s parents was the sibling of his predecessor.  m ---.]  One child: 

a)         ARNAUD (-26 Mar 1333).  Gallia Christiana records the election in 1305 of “Arnaldus...superioris nepotem[63]Archbishop of Bordeaux 1305.  Gallia Christiana records his death “VII Kal Apr” 1333[64]

 

 

 

 

Chapter 2.    BISHOPS of AGEN

 

 

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Chapter 3.    BISHOPS of ANGOULÊME

 

 

1.         GUILLAUME d´Angoulême, of GEOFFROY Comte d´Angoulême & his first wife Pétronille d´Archiac (-20 Sep 1076, bur Angoulême Cathedral).  The Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensium names "Fulconem, Gaufredum Rudelli, Arnaldum de Montosario, Willermum et Ademarum postea Engolismenses Episcopos" as children of "Gaufredus seu Josfredus" and his first wife[65]"Falconis et Vuillelmi filiorum eorum" subscribed the charter dated before 1028 under which "Gaufredus et uxor mea Petronilla" donated property to Savigny[66]Bishop of Angoulême 1040.  The Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensium records that "Guillermus, Engolismensis natione, patre Gaufrido consule, Petronilla matre, Engolismæ natus" succeeded “Gerardum Arte-mala” as bishop of Angoulême[67]"Ademarus de oppido…Roca Fulcadi et germanus meus Vuido filii eius Vuido et Arnaldus" founded the priory of Saint Florent near his castle by charter dated 1040 (redated to 1060?), subscribed by "Widonis ducis Aquitaniæ, Willelmi episcopi Angolismensis, suorum fratrum Fulconis comitis et Gaufredi Rudelli…"[68].  "…Gaufridi Engolismensi comitis, patris Guillelmi eiusdem civitatis episcopi" subscribed the charter dated [1047] under which "Guilelmus…princeps Arvernorum" donated property to the abbey of Charroux[69].  The Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensium records that Bishop Guillaume died "XII Kal Oct" 1076 after holding the bishopric for 33 years and was buried in the cathedral[70]

2.         ADEMAR d´Angoulême (-1 Sep 1101, bur Angoulême Cathedral).  The Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensium names "Fulconem, Gaufredum Rudelli, Arnaldum de Montosario, Willermum et Ademarum postea Engolismenses Episcopos" as children of "Gaufredus seu Josfredus" and his first wife[71]Bishop of Angoulême 1076.  The Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensium records that "Ademarus frater Willermi episcopi" succeeded his brother as bishop of Angoulême[72]The Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis records the death “pridie...septembris” 1101 of "Ademarus Engolismæ episcopus"  and his burial “intra ecclesiam cathedralem[73].

 

 

1.         GERAUD (-1136)Bishop of AngoulêmeArchbishop of BordeauxGallia Christiana records that Géraud Bishop of Angolulême usurped the archbishopric of Bordeaux [1122] and died 1136[74]

 

 

 

1.         ROBERT de Montbron, son of ROBERT [III] de Montbron & his wife Jeanne de La Mothe Bishop of Angoulême 1254. 

 

 

1.         FOUCAUD de la Rochefoucauld, son of GUY [VI] de la Rochefoucauld & his first wife Agnes de Rochechouart (-[1313]).  Archdeacon of Angoulême.  Bishop of Angoulême

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 4.    BISHOPS of PERIGUEUX

 

 

 

1.         MARTIN de la Marche, son of BOSON [I] "le Vieux" Comte de la Marche & his wife Emma de Périgueux (-1000)Bishop of Périgueux .  The Chronicon Episcoporum Petragoricensis names "Martin" as son of "Bosonis Vetuli comitis Petragoricensis et Marchiæ…natus ex sorore Bernardi comitis Petragoricensis, Eyna" when recording that he succeeded as Bishop of Périgueux and died in 1000[75]

 

 

1.         ARNAUD de Vitabré, son of --- (-1037)Bishop of Périgueux 1010.  "Episcopus Petragoricæ urbis…Arnaldus" founded "ecclesiam in foro castri…Cogniacum", with "nepotibus suis Iterio…et Arnaldo", by charter dated 1031[76]

 

 

1.         GUILLAUME de Montbron, son of --- (-Périgueux 9 Feb 1081, bur Montbron Saint-Maurice).  "Ademarus de oppido…Roca Fulcadi et germanus meus Vuido filii eius Vuido et Arnaldus" founded the priory of Saint Florent near his castle by charter dated 1040 (redated to 1060?), subscribed by "…Vuillelmi Hilduini comitis de Marestaco, suorum nepotum Robert de Monte berulpho et Vuillelmi, Hilduini de Montiniaco…"[77].  ["Guillelmus archidiaconus" donated "mediam partem alodii Seneberiis" to Saint-Pierre d´Angoulême and "Hugo frater suus" donated "totum suum alodum de Roures" by charter dated to [1060/75], but presumably dated to before 1063 if the first donor was the future bishop of Périgueux[78].]  Bishop of Périgueux 1063.  A manuscript listing the bishops of Périgueux records that "Guilhermus de Monte-Berulpho" held the bishopric for 20 years, 11 months and 3 days, died "VIII Id Feb" in 1081 and was buried "apud Montem-Berulphem in ecclesia S. Mauricii"[79].  "Ademarus vicecomes" donated "mansum de alodo suo in villa de Mazeirac" to Uzerche by charter dated 1069, witnessed by "…Guillelmo Petragoricensi in cujus diœcesi ille mansus"[80]"Robertus Montis Berulfi, qui tunc temporis castellum Reinaldi habebat" donated "æcclesiam beati Gratulfi" to Saint-Pierre d´Angoulême, with the consent of "fratribus suis…Willelmo Petragoricensi episcopo et Alduino Borrello et Hugone de Martonno et Rotberto", by charter dated to [1059/75][81].  "Guillelmus Petragoricensis episcopus et Alduinus et Ugo fratres eius" donated "terram et silvas Fontis Claras, quam Guido de Rupe habebat a predicto episcopo" to Saint-Pierre d´Angoulême by charter dated to [1063/81][82]

 

 

2.         RAYMOND de Périgord, son of AUDEBERT [III] Comte de Périgord & his wife --- (-23 Dec 1159).  A charter dated 1153 names "Raimondo episcopo et Bosone comite fratre suo episcopatum gubernantibus"[83]Bishop of Périgueux 1146-1158.  Archbishop of Bordeaux 1158.  Gallia Christiana records his death “X Kal Jan” 1159[84]

 

 

1.         RAOUL de Lastours, son of GOUFFIER [II] de Lastours & his wife Alpaide de Pierre-Buffière (-1232).  The Chronicon Gaufredi Vosiensis names "Guidonem et Rodulfum Clericum" as sons of "Gulferius filius Matildis" & his wife[85]Bishop of Périgueux [1209/10].  "Ramnulfus…Petragoricensis episcopus [et] Archambaldus comes Petragoricensis, vicecomes de Ribairiaco" declared that "Petrus de Sancto Asterio et Geraldus et Armandus filii eius et Helias de Sancto Asterio et B filius eius et Fulcherius d'Agonac et Bertrandus de Sancto Asterio…" and others had donated property to Notre-Dame de Chancelade, by charter dated [1211/12][86]

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 5.    BISHOPS of POITIERS

 

 

 

1.         FROTERIUS, son of --- (-936 or after)Bishop of Poitiers .  "Froterius episcopus" donated property to St Cyprien, Poitiers with the consent of "comite nostro Willelmo, nostris quoque consanguineis" by charter dated [932/36][87], "comite…Willelmo" presumably referring to Guillaume I Comte de Poitou (see below). 

 

 

1.         ROBERT . 

2.         ISEMBERT m ODA, daughter of [---] [Aulnay] & his wife --- (-after 964).  "…Ode…" subscribed the charter dated May 964 of "Katalo vicecomes et uxor mea Senegundis"[88] and also the charter of the same date under which "Senegundis" donated property to Saint-Maixent[89].  This suggests a close family relationship with Cadelon [III], who may have been the brother of Oda.  "Nobilis quedam mulier Oda" donated property to St Cyprien, Poitiers "pro redemptione anime sue et senioris sui Isemberti" with the consent of "filii sui Petri Pictavensium episcopi necnon fratris eius Rotberti" by charter dated [963/75], subscribed by "…Cadelonis vicecomitis"[90].  Isembert & his wife had one child: 

a)         PIERRE (-975).  Bishop of Poitiers .  The Chronicle of Saint-Maixent records the death in 975 of "Petrus episcopus Pictavinus" and the succession of "Gislebertus episcopus"[91]

 

 

GISLEBERT .  Bishop of Poitiers 975.  The Chronicle of Saint-Maixent records the death in 975 of "Petrus episcopus Pictavinus" and the succession of "Gislebertus episcopus"[92]

 

 

 

1.         ISEMBART, son of MANASSES & his wife Amelie --- (-1086, bur Poitiers St Cyprien)Bishop of Poitiers .  "Isembartus…Pictavis…episcopus" donated property "[pro] patris mei Manasse et matris mee Amelie et avunculi mei Sendebaldi…quorum corpora in…monasterio [Sancti Cypriani] sepulta sunt" to St Cyprien with the consent of "uxore Sendebaldi…Agnes et filiis filiabus eorum…Ramnulfus, Isembartus, Gauscelmus et Aimericus, Petrus, Gislebertus, Aigles, Eustachia sorores eorum" by charter dated [1070] subscribed by "Aimerici vicecomitis, Savarici fratris sui"[93]

 

 

1.         PIERRE de Châtellerault, son of BOSON [II] Vicomte de Châtellerault & his wife Eléonore de Thouars (-after 1135).  "Willelmus Goscelinus monachus Sancti Cipriani" donated property to St Cyprien by charter dated [1088] subscribed by "Boso vicecomes, Ainors uxor, filii ipsorum Aimericus, Boso et Petrus"[94].  "Aimericus Castri Araudi vicecomes" donated property to Saint-Denis en Vaux on the advice of "matris mee Adenoris et uxoris mee Dangerose fratrumque meorum Bosonis et Petri" by charter dated 1109[95]Bishop of Poitiers 1130, deposed 1135. 

 

 

1.         GUILLAUME du Puy-du-Fou, son of GUILLAUME du Puy-du-Fou & his wife Adela de Beaumont  A fragmentary chronicle of the dukes of Aquitaine records that "Guillelmus frater eiusdem [Hugo…Camerarii Willelmi filius]" was Bishop of Poitiers[96]Bishop of Poitiers .  [1137]

 

 

1.         JEAN de Melun, son of LOUIS Vicomte de Melun & his wife Gisle --- (-11 Sep 1257).  Archdeacon of Sens.  Adam vicecomes Meleduni” confirmed the donation to the chapter of Sens made by “Johannes archidiaconus Senonensis frater meus” by charter dated 1209[97]Bishop of Poitiers 1235.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the appointment in 1236 of “Iohannes archidyaconus Senonensis” as “episcopum Pictavensem[98]

 

 

1.         RENAUD .  He is named in the undated charter of his son Pierre, quoted below.  m ---.  The name of Renaud’s wife is not known.  Renaud & his wife had children: 

a)         --- .  If “nepos” in the document quoted below can be interpreted in its strict sense of “nephew”, one of the parents of the three persons named below was the sibling of Bishop Pierre.  m ---.  Three children: 

i)          JOSCELIN (-after [1263/69]).  Named as “nepos” of Bishop Pierre in his [1263/69] charter quoted below. 

ii)         GEOFFROY (-after [1263/69]).  Named as “nepos” of Bishop Pierre in his [1263/69] charter quoted below. 

iii)        FLORENCE (-after [1263/69]).  Named as “neptis” of Bishop Pierre in his [1263/69] charter quoted below. 

b)         GEOFFROY Richard (-20 Aug before [1263/69]).  He is named as the deceased brother of Bishop Pierre in the [1263/69] charter quoted below.  It is possible that he was the same sibling of the bishop who was the parent of his “nepotes” and “neptis” named above. 

c)         --- .  m ---.  If “nepoti” in the document quoted below can be interpreted in its strict sense of “nephew”, one of the parents of the person named below was the sibling of Bishop Pierre.  The person’s father is named “Godfridi Morin” in the same document, but it is uncertain whether he was the bishop’s brother or brother-in-law.  One child: 

i)          GEOFFROY .  He is named as cleric in the [1263/69] charter quoted below. 

d)         PIERRE (-11 Jan 1269).  Bishop of Poitiers [1263], following a vacancy in the see[99].  A vidimus dated 6 May 1644,, records the donation to the hospital at Montaigu made by “Petrus episcopus filius Renaudi minimus” of vines “in clauso de Carado”, planted by “Renaudi”, requesting a mass “in vigilia Sancti Philiberti” for “fratre meo Geofrido Richard” who died on that day, with the consent of “Josselinus et Gofridus nepotes mei et Florentia neptis mea”, and that Bishop Pierre had donated a vine to “Gofrido clerico fillio Gofridi Morin...nostro nepoti” for his life and after his death to “aliquem clericum qui erit propinquior de heredibus...meo”, dated to [1263/69][100]

 

 

 

 

Chapter 6.    BISHOPS of SAINTES

 

 

 



[1] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 797. 

[2] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 33. 

[3] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 798. 

[4] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 798. 

[5] Lacarra 'Textos navarros del Códice de Roda' (1945), 29, pp. 248-9. 

[6] Ex Historia Abbatiæ Condomensis, RHGF, Tome XI, p. 394. 

[7] Jaurgain (1898), pp. 180 and 285-6, quoting Extrait des Archives de la Chambre des Comptes de Montpellier, ex ms. Berd, and Brugeles (1736), Preuves de la troisième partie, 81. 

[8] Saint-Benoît-du-Loire, LXII, p. 153, charter headed "Acte suspect" in the compilation. 

[9] Jaurgain (1898), p. 329, quoting Marca, P. de (1640) Histoire de Béarn, pp. 210-11. 

[10] Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, LXIII, p. 165. 

[11] Poitiers Saint-Cyprien, 5, p. 7. 

[12] Ex Historia Abbatiæ Condomensis, RHGF, Tome XI, p. 395. 

[13] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 799. 

[14] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 800. 

[15] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 800. 

[16] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 800. 

[17] Brutails, J. A. (ed.) (1897) Cartulaire de l’église collégiale Saint-Seurin de Bordeaux (Bordeaux), XVII, p. 19. 

[18] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 801. 

[19] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 802. 

[20] Bordeaux Saint-Seurin, XVII, p. 19. 

[21] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 802. 

[22] Bordeaux Saint-Seurin, XVII, p. 19. 

[23] Saintes Notre-Dame, CCXXV, p. 143.

[24] Saintes Notre-Dame, CCXXV, p. 143.

[25] Bordeaux Saint-Seurin, XVII, p. 19. 

[26] Bordeaux Saint-Seurin, XII, p. 13. 

[27] Bas-Poitou (1877), V, p. 92. 

[28] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 805. 

[29] Bordeaux Saint-Seurin, XVII, p. 19. 

[30] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 809. 

[31] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 810. 

[32] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 809. 

[33] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 809. 

[34] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 809. 

[35] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 810. 

[36] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 814. 

[37] Coll. Périgord, Vol. 53, fo. 226.  [J.-C. Chuat]

[38] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 816. 

[39] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 816. 

[40] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 817. 

[41] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 819. 

[42] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 819. 

[43] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 820. 

[44] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 822. 

[45] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 824. 

[46] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 824. 

[47] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 825. 

[48] ES III 776. 

[49] Rôles Gascons, Tome I, 38 Hen III, 2563, p. 338. 

[50] Molinier, A. (ed.) (1894) Correspondance administrative d'Alfonse de Poitiers (Paris) (“Alfonse de Poitou Correspondance“) Tome I, 661, pp. 415-7. 

[51] Rochechouart (1859), Tome II, p. 282. 

[52] Rochechouart (1859), Tome II, p. 303. 

[53] Archives départementales de la Haute-Vienne, Fonds de Rochechouart, Corps du répertoire, citing 1 E 3/127, listed at <http://www.archives-hautevienne.com/inventaires/inventaire_detail.php4?idInventaire=674> (20 Jun 2013)

[54] Rochechouart (1859), Tome II, Documents, p. 283, quoting “travail manuscrit [de] Dom Villevieille” which cites “archives de la vicomté de Rochechouart, carton 2e, Partages”. 

[55] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 826. 

[56] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 826. 

[57] Rochechouart (1859), Tome I, p. 90, quoting (in translation) Archives de la vicomté de Rochechouart, carton: Testaments, Recueil de D. Villevieille. 

[58] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 827. 

[59] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 828. 

[60] Kelly, J. N. D. (Friedlander, C. trans.) (1994) Dictionnaire des Papes (Brepols), p. 440. 

[61] Dubois ´Titres de la maison d´Albret´, p. 93. 

[62] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 831. 

[63] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 831. 

[64] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 834. 

[65] Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis, XXX, p. 36. 

[66] Savigny 633, p. 310. 

[67] Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis, XXXII, p. 37. 

[68] Besly (1647), Preuves, p. 339. 

[69] Charroux IV, p. 91. 

[70] Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis, XXXII, p. 38. 

[71] Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis, XXX, p. 36. 

[72] Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis, XXXIII, p. 39. 

[73] Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis, XXXIV, p. 41. 

[74] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 810. 

[75] Labbe (ed.) Chron. Epis. Petrag., Bibl. N. Mss., t. II, pp. 737-8, quoted in Stroński, S. (1914) La légende amoureuse de Bertran de Born (Paris, Slatkine reprints 1973), p. 103. 

[76] Marvaud, F. (1870) Etudes historiques sur la ville de Cognac (Niort), Tome I, p. 48, quoting Mss. D. Estiennot Antiquités Bénédictins, pp. 408-12. 

[77] Besly (1647), Preuves, p. 339. 

[78] Angoulême 62, p. 89. 

[79] Ex Fragmento de Petragoricensibus Episcopis, RHGF XI, p. 287. 

[80] Uzerche, 301, p. 194. 

[81] Angoulême 89, p. 105. 

[82] Angoulême 95, p. 108. 

[83] Coll. Périgord, Vol. 53, fo. 226.  [J.-C. Chuat]

[84] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 816. 

[85] Ex Chronico Gaufredi Vosiensis 6, RHGF XII, p. 422. 

[86] Grillon, L. and Reviriego, B. (eds.) (2000) Le Cartulaire de l'abbaye Notre-Dame de Chancelade (Archives départementales de la Dordogne) ("Chancelade") 42, p. 55. 

[87] Société des Archives Historiques du Poitou (1874) Cartulaire de l'abbaye de Saint-Cyprien de Poitiers, Archives historiques du Poitou Tome III (Poitiers) ("Poitiers Saint-Cyprien") 3, p. 4. 

[88] Saint-Maixent, Vol. I, XXIX, p. 44. 

[89] Saint-Maixent, Vol. I, XXX, p. 45. 

[90] Poitiers Saint-Cyprien 130, p. 91. 

[91] Chronicon sancti Maxentii Pictavensis, Chroniques des Eglises d'Anjou, p. 381. 

[92] Chronicon sancti Maxentii Pictavensis, Chroniques des Eglises d'Anjou, p. 381. 

[93] Poitiers Saint-Cyprien 191, p. 124. 

[94] Poitiers Saint-Cyprien 285, p. 182. 

[95] Saint-Denis en Vaux I, p. 346. 

[96] Ex Fragmentis Chronicorum Comitum Pictaviæ, Ducum Aquitaniæ, RHGF XII, p. 409. 

[97] Yonne (suite), 73, p. 34. 

[98] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1236, MGH SS XXIII, p. 940. 

[99] Gallia Christiana, Tome II, col. 824. 

[100] Mignen, G. (1904) Chartes de Fondations pour l’Aumônerie-Hôpital de Montaigu (Bas-Poitou) (La Roche-sur-Yon) (“Montaigu Aumônerie-Hôpital”), II, p. 11.