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St-Riquier


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(abbey) Founded c.625 in Picardy by Richarius. Richly endowed soon after its foundation by Dagobert I, it reached its greatest prosperity under Angilbert (790–814). Under him St-Riquier’s spirituality became tied to political and theological issues of the Carolingian court.

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


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