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Laon

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Once a Gallo-Roman defensive site, Laon was important as an episcopal see and royal residence and was the object of numerous wars and intrigues between Carolingian kings and local lords ...

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Laon

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Once a Gallo-Roman defensive site, Laon was important as an episcopal see and royal residence and was the object of numerous wars and intrigues between Carolingian kings and local lords ...

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Laon

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 35 words.

A town in France, 120 km (70 miles) northeast of Paris. It was the seat of one of the palace

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Laon

Guy Lobrichon and Editorial staff.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 1149 words.

History Art

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Laon

William W. Clark and Elizabeth Pastan.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 4017 words.

French city in Aisne département, with a population of c. 30,000. The original, upper town is situated on a plateau c. 200 m high, from which the Gothic cathedral (see §1 below) dominates...

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Laon

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 4267 words.

French city in Aisne département. The original, upper town is situated on a plateau c. 200 m high, from which

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Laon

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 148 words.

Once a Gallo-Roman defensive site, Laon was important as an episcopal see and royal residence and was the object of

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Anselm of Laon

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. 1117),

theologian. He taught in the cathedral school at Laon. His lectures on the Bible discussed points of interest as they arose; after his death these lectures were...

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Adalbero of Laon

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(c.947–1030)

Politically active bishop of Laon (r. 977–1030). Adalbero is notorious for betraying Charles of Lorraine, the last Carolingian claimant to the throne, whom he turned...

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Hincmar of Laon

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(d. 879) Bishop known for conflicts with his uncle, Hincmar of Rheims, and with Charles II the Bald.

Elevated to the see of Laon by his uncle’s favour in 858 ...

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