Summary Page:  Site of Interest

Name: Laon Cathedral

Gallery: Click Here

Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest

Monasticon Praemonstratense (none)

Approximate modern location: North-central France, northwest of Reims.  

Elm-Number [See below]: None.*

Other Comments: This was the episcopal seat of many benefactors of the Order, principally of Bartholomaeus, who convinced Norbert to remain in his diocese and find a suitable location on which to establish his Mother-house.

* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.