Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ralph of Caen
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Raoul de Caen, Radulfo Cadomensi

Date of Birth: About 1080

Place of Birth: Caen, Normandy

Date of Death: Unknown; after 1118

Place of Death: Unknown


Ralph of Caen probably came from a prominent Norman family. He was likely tutored by Arnulf of Chocques, who was later to become patriarch of Jerusalem. It is not known whether he completed his studies and training for the priesthood before Arnulf’…

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Packard, Barbara, “Ralph of Caen”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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