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Saint-Benoît le Bétourné

Histoire de Paris

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 7, 2012
1. Saint-Benoît le Bétourné Marker
Inscription. En 1431, maître Guillaume de Villon, répétiteur de droit canonique, devient chapelain de cette église aujourd’hui disparue, dont le choeur, orienté à l’ouest, justifie le surnom de «mal tournee» . Cette année-là naît François de Montcorbier: orphelin pauvre, entré à six ou sept ans un service du bon chapelain, le futur poète en garde le souvenir attendri d’un père adoptif, dont il rendra le nom célèbre. D’abord enfant de choeur, reçu bachelier à 18ans, et licencié es-arts en 1452, il passe ici le «temps de se jeunesse folle», plus attiré par les tavernes et les filles que par le vie scolastique. De rixes en chapardages, il doit s’exiler de la capitale, et sa trace se perd après 1463: Frères humains, qui après nous vivez, N’ayez le coeur contre nous endurci...

(English translation by Google Translate with modifications:)
St. Benedict Bétourné
In 1431, Master Guillaume de Villon, repeater of canon law, became chaplain of the church, now extinct, including the choir, which faced west, justifies the nickname "bad tour." That year Montcorbier, born Francis: poor orphan, who joined six or seven years of good service chaplain, the future poet remembers tenderly an adoptive father, he will make the name famous. First choirboy, received a bachelor of arts degree at 18 years old and in 1452, he spent here "a time of crazy youth," more

Saint-Benoît le Bétourné Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 6, 2012
2. Saint-Benoît le Bétourné Marker
interested in taverns and girls than by the scholastic life. After brawls and pilfering, he was forced into exile from the capital, and his traces are lost after 1463: "Brothers humans who live after us, do have a heart hardened against us
 
Location. 48° 51.053′ N, 2° 20.737′ E. Marker is in Paris, Île-de-France. Marker is on Rue Saint-Jacques. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 Rue Saint-Jacques, Paris, Île-de-France 75005, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dante rédige la Divine Comédie (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Liberté Éclairant le Monde (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); A Tous Les Français (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); André Perrin (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Marcel Rey (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Libération de Paris (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Bells of Notre Dame (approx. half a kilometer away); Ici s’elevait Le Chapelle Saint Michel du Palais (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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