Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Gautier de Compiègne
(139 words)

Walterius, Walter of Compiègne, Walter von Compiègne

Date of Birth: unknown; probably late 11th century

Place of Birth: unknown

Date of Death: mid to late 12th century

Place of Death: unknown


In the Otia de Machomete, Gautier gives his name as Walterius, and says that he is a monk writing at the bidding of his abbot; he also mentions the Cathedral of Sens.  He may well be the same Gautier who was monk at…

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Tolan, John, “Gautier de Compiègne”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 03 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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