- Bordeaux Cathedral
Bordeaux Cathedral ("Cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux") is a Catholic
cathedral, seat of the Archbishop of Bordeaux-Bazas, located in Bordeaux.
The cathedral was consecrated by
Pope Urban IIin 1096. Of the original Romanesque edifice only a wall in the nave remains. The Royal Gate is from the early 13th century, while the rest of the construction is mostly from the 14th-15th centuries. The building is a national monument of France.
In this church in 1137 the 15 year old Eleanor of Aquitaine married Louis VII a few months before he became king.
* [http://www.scholares.net/index.php?Gazetteer-Bordeaux Location]
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