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hic lacet franciscus de Laval / Here lies François de Laval

 
 
hic lacet franciscus de Laval / Here lies François de Laval Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
1. hic lacet franciscus de Laval / Here lies François de Laval Marker
Inscription.

hic lacet franciscus de Laval
primus quebecensis Episcopus.
Obit die Sext â maii,
Anuo Salutis millesimo
septingentesimo octaiio
ætatis Suæ octogesimo
Sexto Consecrationis
quinquagesimo
requiescat in pace
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Here lies François de Laval,
first bishop of Quebec.
Died on the sixth day of May,
in the year
one thousand seven hundred and eight
after fifty years of devoted service
Rest in Peace

 
Location. 46° 48.818′ N, 71° 12.368′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on rue de Buade just west of rue du Fort, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the outer wall of Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec, opposite the interior location of Saint Laval's crypt. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 rue du Buade, Québec, Quebec G1R 4A1, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph (a few steps from this marker); Chapelle funéraire de Champlain / Champlain's Funeral Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau
hic lacet franciscus de Laval / Here lies François de Laval Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
2. hic lacet franciscus de Laval / Here lies François de Laval Marker
On bumpout of Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec
(within shouting distance of this marker); Legislature of the Province of Canada (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Collège des Jésuites / Jesuit College (about 120 meters away); First Patent in Canada (about 120 meters away); L'hôtel de Ville de Québec / Québec City Hall (about 120 meters away); Le Vieux-Québec, site du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. Self Guided Tour of Notre Dame Cathedral, Quebec City.
Point 2 provides information on Saint Laval
(Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. François de Laval at The Canadian Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. François de Laval at Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Ici se trouve/Here lies François de Laval image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
3. Ici se trouve/Here lies François de Laval
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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