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Consecration of the master altar


On this day, Henry de Château-Marçay, the papal legate, consacrated the altar of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris. It was a very important event and a great honor for Maurice de Sully to host a papal representative in the Cathedral. 

The interior of the Notre Dame. Public domain image made available by Europeana Collections.

Image source. Europeana Collections.

Walking tour of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris



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Published in 22/04/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021

All events in the topic Architecture:

01/01/184431/05/1864Major restorationMajor restoration
15/04/2019 • 18:20:0016/04/2019 • 08:30:00Fire
19/05/1182Consecration of the master altarConsecration of the master altar
01/01/199001/01/1992Restoration of the great organRestoration of the great organ
01/01/1260Construction of the South RoseConstruction of the South Rose
01/01/1250Construction of the North RoseConstruction of the North Rose
01/01/1225Construction of the West RoseConstruction of the West Rose
01/01/1250Construction of the first spireConstruction of the first spire
01/01/178601/01/1792The first spire was dismantled
15/04/2019 • 19:53:00The spire collapsed under the fire