Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Hugh of Fleury
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Hugo monachus Floriacensis, Hugo a Sancta Maria

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Uncertain; maybe Cotentin, Normandy

Date of Death: Approximately 1120

Place of Death: St-Benoît-sur-Loire, Loiret


Hugh, who may have been of Norman origin (Berland, ‘Les prieurés’, p. 124), lived, worked and died as a monk of the Benedictine Abbey of Fleury-sur-Loire. His literary works, and their dedicatees, sh…

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Mégier and Martin de Ruiter , Elisabeth , “Hugh of Fleury”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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