CEC founding documents from Jean-François de Gondi to PF, 1634-09-26, Paris

Title

CEC founding documents from Jean-François de Gondi to PF, 1634-09-26, Paris

Subject

CEC
Capuchins
Conversion
France (missions in)

Description

Collation of documents related to CEC, done by notary Delatie on 26 September 1634 for PF. The collation includes: a) a notarized confirmation by Jean-François de Gondi, archbishop of Paris, who is to be superior, president, and moderator of the said congregation, given in Paris, 6 May 1634 (f. 71-72v); and b) the constitutions and statutes of the CEC (f. 72v-77v), including nine chapters on the aims of the congregation, its internal organization, and the election of officials; the original had been signed by the archbishop of Paris.
Additional comments
The documents mention that the CEC was instituted on 14 September 1632 at the initiative of "Pater Frater Hyacinthus Presbyterus predicator ordinis Fratrum Capucinorum Sancti Francisci," who had converted many heretics in Paris (congregation formed by Hyacinth "et alii’"-names not mentioned in this doc.), under the name "Congregatio Exaltationis Sanctae Crucis."

Creator

Jean-François de Gondi
Delatie

Source

APF SOCG 199, 71r-78v

Date

1634-09-26

Contributor

Addressed to PF

Format

Contemporary notarized copy; copy of original sign. and original notary signature; Latin

Language

Latin

Type

Founding documents
Statutes

Identifier

56

Coverage

Origin: Paris
Destination:

Citation

Jean-François de Gondi and Delatie, “CEC founding documents from Jean-François de Gondi to PF, 1634-09-26, Paris,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed August 9, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13827.

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