Milo of Nanteuil

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The coronation of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castille in 1223. Milo de Nanteuil is on the far right, holding the king's blue cape

Milo de Nanteuil (? – 6 September 1234) was a soldier, crusader, and the Bishop of Beauvais from 1218 to 1234.[1] From 1207 to 1217 he was the priest in charge of the Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral.[1] He was the fourth son of Gaucher I of the Châtillon family who lived in Nanteuil-la-Fosse.[1] He took part in the Fifth Crusade and the building of Beauvais Cathedral. He was also the patron of the poet, Jean Renart.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Evergates, Theodore (2003). Littere Baronum: The Earliest Cartulary of the Counts of Champagne. University of Toronto Press. p. 116.