The church of St Denis (13th and 16th centuries), and the ruins of a castle built by Catherine of Gonzaga, duchess of Longueville, in the early 17th century, are of little importance.
The terms were, among other things, his appointment to the rich abbacy of St Denis and his restoration to his other benefices with the payment of arrears.
He suffered martyrdom at the village of Catulliacus, the modern St Denis.
The festival of St Denis is celebrated on the 9th of October.
Other traditions - of no value - are connected with the name of St Denis.
A false interpretation of Gregory of Tours, apparently dating from 724, represented St Denis as having received his mission from Pope Clement, and as having suffered martyrdom under Domitian (81-96).
Hilduin, abbot of St-Denis in the first half of the 9th century, identified Denis of Paris with Denis (Dionysius) the Areopagite (mentioned in Acts xviii.
He held a portion of a foreign sovereign, the emperor, and other portions of the duke of Burgundy, of two archbishops, of four bishops, and of the abbot of St Denis.
The last battle of the war was fought at St Denis (outside Mons) between William and Luxemburg on the 14th of August, three days after the peace of Nijmwegen had been concluded.
When Pippin was crowned king of the Franks at St Denis on the 28th of July 754 by Pope Stephen II., Charles, and his brother Carloman were anointed by the pope as a sign of their kingly rank.
Darboy was the author of a number of works, of which the most important are a Vie de St Thomas Becket (1859), a translation of the works of St Denis the Areopagite, and a translation of the Imitation of Christ.
The church of St Mary Magdalen and St Denis is a large Perpendicular building.
His remains were interred, by order of the king, in the church of St Denis.
Shortly after this division of the kingdom Charles died at Quierzy on the 22nd of October 741, and was buried at St Denis.
His funeral monument at St Denis depicts a man with beardless, square-cut features, but lacking character and animation.
1300), French chronicler, was a monk in the abbey of St Denis.
in 1319 to the town for the eve of and feast of St Denis and the six following days - a fair which is still held.
He died on the 19th of January 639, and was buried at St Denis.
Guillaume de Nogaret, his minister, draws a far more flattering picture, enlarging on his charm, his amiability, his modesty, his charity to all men, and his piety; and the traits of this over-coloured portrait are more or less repeated by Yves, a monk of St Denis.
In 1678, when Charles was driven into war with Louis, Monmouth took the command of the English contingent, and again gained credit for personal courage at the battle of St Denis.
He died on the 30th of August 1483, and was buried, according to his own wish, without royal state, in the church at Clery, instead of at St Denis.
He died at the abbey of St Denis on the 29th of March 17r 1.
Jouffroy entered Louis's service, and obtained a cardinal's hat (1461), the bishopric of Albi (1462), and the abbacy of St Denis (1464).
On the 5th of August 882 Louis died at St Denis.
As soon as her fortunes began to mend she started a small home for poor girls at Ruel, which she afterwards moved to Noisy, and which was the nucleus of the splendid institution of St Cyr, which the king endowed in 1686, at her request, out of the funds of the Abbey of St Denis.
In 1282 he was one of the witnesses whose testimony was formally given at St Denis in the matter of the canonization of Louis, and in 1298 he was present at the exhumation of the saint's body.
Destined, doubtless, to the monastic life, he was brought up at St Denis under the direction of the abbot Hilduin (d.
When Hilduin was disgraced in 830 for having joined the party of Lothair, Hincmar accompanied him into exile at Corvey in Saxony, but returned with him to St Denis when the abbot was reconciled with the emperor, and remained faithful to the emperor during his struggle with his sons.
It was in the abbey of St Denis that Abelard, now aged forty, sought to bury himself with his woes out of sight.
An essay in which he denies the identity of St Denis of Paris and St Denis the Areopagite (1641), caused a very lively controversy from which his opinion came out victorious.
Even the abbey of St Denis was held in commendam by Hugh Capet.
As lay abbot of the abbeys of St Martin at Tours and of St Denis he was interested in clerical reform, was fond of participating in religious ceremonies, and had many friends among the clergy.
Two years later, therefore, he demanded a consecration of his usurpation from the pope, and in St Denis on the 28th of July 754 Stephen II.
In the quarrels of the priesthood under the Empire it was St Bernard, the great abbot of Clairvaux, who tried to arrest the papacy on the slippery downward path of theocracy; finally, it was in Sugers church of St Denis that French art began that struggle between light against darkness which, culminating in Notre-Dame and the SainteChapelle, was to teach the architects of the world the delight of building with airiness of effect.
He married, firstly in 1866 Leopoldine Boivin, and secondly in 1871 Virginie St Denis.
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Oriflamme, or the flag of St Denis was used in the Middle Ages.
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