Saint-Evroul-sur-Ouche (Saint-Evroult-sur-Ouche, Saint-Evroul-en-Ouche, Saint-Evroult-en-Ouche, Abbaye de Saint-Evroult, Sanctus Ebrulphus Uticensis ) is an abbey in Normandy. An abbey (from Latin abbatia derived from Syriac abba "father" is a Christian Monastery or Normandy (Normandie Norman: Normaundie) is a geographical region corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy. Its name refers to its founder, Ebrulf (Evroul), who founded a hermitage in the forest of Ouche around 560 AD. "St Evroul" redirects here For the abbey see Saint-Evroul-sur-Ouche. Although today's meaning is usually a place where a Hermit lives in seclusion from the world hermitage was more commonly used to mean a settlement where a person or a group The Pays d'Ouche is a wooded plateau southeast of Évreux in the department of Eure, one of two departments in the Haute-Normandie region extending into Events By Place Europe Ceawlin of Wessex becomes King of Wessex (traditional date The abbey was rebuilt around 1000 AD.
Robert de Grantmesnil served as abbot of Saint-Evroul, which he helped restore in 1050. Robert de Grantmesnil (or Grandmesnil) son of Robert I of Grantmesnil and Hawisa d'Échauffour abbot of Saint-Evroul-sur-Ouche in Normandy which he helped He had become a monk at Saint-Evroul before becoming its abbot.
Orderic Vitalis entered the abbey as a young boy and later wrote a history of the abbey. Orderic Vitalis (1075&ndashc 1142 was an English chronicler who wrote one of the great contemporary Chronicles of 11th and 12th century Normandy and
Normandy was the site of several important developments in the history of Western music in the eleventh century. Western music is the genres of Music originating in the Western world (Europe and its former colonies including Western classical music, American Fécamp Abbey and Saint-Evroul were centres of musical production and education. Fécamp Abbey (Abbaye de la Trinité de Fécamp is a Benedictine abbey in Normandy, northern France At Saint Evroul, a tradition of singing had developed and the choir achieved fame in Normandy. After entering into a violent quarrel with William II of Normandy, Robert de Grantmesnil had been forced to flee to Rome in January 1061 and thence to the court of Robert Guiscard in Salerno, taking with him eleven of his monks, including his nephew Berengar. William I of England ( 1027 His reign which brought Norman culture to England had an enormous impact on the subsequent course of England in the Middle Ages Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 Robert Guiscard (from Latin Viscardus and Old French Viscart, often rendered the Resourceful, the Cunning, the Wily Salerno is a town in southern Italy, capital of the province of the same name in the region of Campania. In his time, Saint-Evroul was famed for its musical programme and these eleven monks brought its musical traditions to the abbey of Sant'Eufemia in Calabria, a foundation of the Guiscard's, of which Robert became abbot. Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte is a Comune (municipality in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about Calabria ( Latin: Brutium) is a region in southern Italy, south of Naples, located at the "toe" of