The Seneschal of Périgord was an officer carrying out and managing the domestic affairs of the lord of the County of Périgord. During the course of the twelfth century, the seneschalship, also became an office of military command.
The seneschal managed the household, coordinating between the receivers of various landholdings and the chamber, treasury, and the chancellory or chapel. The seneschals of Gascony, like those appointed in Normandy, Poitou, and Anjou had custody of demesne fortresses, the regional treasuries, and presidency of the highest court of regional custom.
Châlus is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a commune in the Charente department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France. It has been officially listed as "One of the most beautiful villages in France," since 1993. Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its Church of Saint Jean, an underground, Monolithic Church.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Paris is one of twenty-three archdioceses of the Catholic Church in France. The original diocese is traditionally thought to have been created in the 3rd century by St. Denis and corresponded with the Civitas Parisiorum; it was elevated to an archdiocese on October 20, 1622. Before that date the bishops were suffragan to the archbishops of Sens.
The Bishop of Lausanne was a Prince-Bishop of the Holy Roman Empire and the Ordinary of the diocese of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Payzac is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bordeaux (–Bazas) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in France. The episcopal seat is located in Bordeaux, Aquitaine. It was established under the Concordat of 1802 by combining the ancient Diocese of Bordeaux with the greater part of the abolished Diocese of Bazas.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Périgueux and Sarlat is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in France. The see is located in the city of Périgueux, in the department of Dordogne, in the Region of Aquitaine. The diocese forms part of the ecclesiastical province of Bordeaux, and the current Bishop is Philippe Mousset, who was appointed in 2014.
The Bishopric of Lodève is a former Roman Catholic diocese in southern France. Its episcopal see was located in Lodève, in the modern department of Hérault. Its territory is now part of the archdiocese of Montpellier.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montpellier (–Lodève–Béziers–Agde–Saint-Pons-de-Thomières) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in south-western France. It was probably created in the 3rd century AD. The current Archbishop is Pierre-Marie Carré; the immediate past Archbishop Emeritus is Guy Marie Alexandre Thomazeau. On September 16, 2002, as part of the reshuffling of the map of the French ecclesiastical provinces, the diocese of Montpellier ceased to be a suffragan of Avignon and was elevated to archdiocese and metropolitan of a new ecclesiastical province, with the dioceses of Carcassonne, Mende, Nimes and Perpignan–Elne as suffragans.
The former French Catholic diocese of Noyon lay in the north-east of France, around Noyon. It was formed when Saint Medardus moved the seat of the bishopric at Vermandois to Noyon, in the sixth century. For four centuries it was united with the bishopric of Tournai. Then in the twelfth century it was again independent, and the bishop of Noyon became a pairie-comté of France.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Nîmes is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in France. The diocese comprises all of the department of Gard. It is suffragan of the Diocese of Avignon.
The French Catholic diocese of Sarlat existed from 1317 to 1801. It was suppressed by the Concordat of 1801. Its territory passed to the diocese of Angoulême.
The papal conclave of 1362 elected William Grimoard as Pope Urban V to succeed Pope Innocent VI in the Palais des Papes of Avignon, continuing the Avignon Papacy.
Pope John XXII (1316–1334) created 28 new cardinals in six consistories:
The Roquefeuil family is one of the most illustrious french noble family. The house of Roquefeuil-Anduze was formed in 1129 after the union between Adelaïs of Roquefeuil and Bernard of Anduze. Heiress of the first Roquefeuil family, Adelaïs inherited from his father and transmitted her family possessions to her son Raymond.
Events from the year 1663 in France