Palais de la Cite


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Palais de la Cite was the residence and administrative center of the Kings of France from the sixth century until the 14th century. Medieval portions of the Capetian palace includes towers, Sainte-Chapelle and two halls in the Conciergerie, the Salle des Gardes and the Salle des Gens d'armes. - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1259/12/04 Henry III of England English Sovereign Kneeling amid the apple tress in the Palais de la Cite, King Henry III of England pays liege homage to Louis IX of France, renounces his claims to Normandy, Maine, Anjou and Poitou and acknowledges that he holds his continental lands as a peer of France. Apple
1452/00/00 Jean de Ockeghem Vocation Jean de Ockeghem works as first chaplain at the king' household Chapel (lost) in the Palais de la Cite. Although the king' chapel was separate from Sainte Chapelle, it is likely that Ockeghem also served at Sainte Chapelle from time to time.
1475/00/00 Jean de Ockeghem Composer Ockeghem's output includes 14 masses, Credo sine nomine, five motets, a motet-chanson and 21 chansons. His "Alma redemptoris mater" is a particularly interesting motet. Alma redemptoris mater (Ockeghem)
1488/08/00 Jean de Ockeghem Vocation Jean de Ockeghem is present in the Palais de la Cite (lost) on Maundy Thursday when King Charles VIII washes the feet of the poor.


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