Commandery of Libdeau

Toul, France

The Commandery of Libdeau is a former Knights Templar commandery, founded before 1190. It is at Toul, in Lorraine. It became a Knights Hospitaller commandery following the dissolution of the Order of the Temple in 1312 by Pope Clement V at the Council of Vienne. During the French Revolution, it was nationalized by the state and sold as a bien national in July 1794.

The only remaining buildings of the commandery of Libdeau are the gothic chapel, at Libdeau dating from the first quarter of the 13th century, and a 17th-century townhouse situated in the city of Toul.

The gothic portal of the chapel and several ledger stones coming from Libdeau have been kept since the 1960s at the Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine, home of the Musée Lorrain in Nancy.

The other buildings of the commandery were rebuilt after the Thirty Years' War and are now used for housing and farming.



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D611, Toul, France
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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Didier BERG (3 years ago)
Magnificent 12th century chapel currently being restored.
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Magnificent place being restored
Myriam vin (5 years ago)
To discover to better know the local history
Cathie Carli (6 years ago)
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Samuel Chaix (6 years ago)
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