Fulbert of Chartres

Fulbert of Chartres
Short Name: Fulbert of Chartres
Full Name: Fulbert, Saint, Bishop of Chartres, ca 960-1028
Birth Year: 960
Death Year: 1028

Fulbert of Chartres, Saint and Bishop (St. Fulbertus Carnotensis), flourished in the 11th century, having been consecrated Bishop of Chartres (probably) in 1007, and dying on April 10th, 1028. His collected works were published at Paris in 1608, but with the exception of one hymn, "Chorus novae Hierusalem" (q.v.), are very little known. That hymn in its original Latin form was included in the Sarum Breviary, and, in one English form or another, finds a place in most of our English Hymnals as "Ye choirs of New Jerusalem." [Rev. Digby S. Wrangham, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology

Wikipedia Biography

Fulbert of Chartres (French: Fulbert de Chartres; 952–970–10 April 1028) was the Bishop of Chartres from 1006 to 1028 and a teacher at the Cathedral school there. Fulbert was a pupil of Gerbert of Aurillac, who would later become Pope Sylvester II. He was responsible for the advancement of the Nativity of the Virgin's feast day on September 8 and for one of the many reconstructions of the Chartres Cathedral. Most of the available information about him is found in the letters he wrote from 1004–1028 to both secular and religious figures of the day.

Texts by Fulbert of Chartres (3)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
All glory to the Father be, The Spirit and the SonSt. Fulbert of Chartres, d. 1028 (Author)English2
Sing out, O new JerusalemFulbert of Chartres (Author)2
Sing, choirs of new JerusalemFulbert of Chartres, d. 1029 (Author)English42

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