Bishops of Chartres

Name Dates Other Information
Aventin I 200 He is supposed by the Vielle Chronique to have been enthroned by St. Altin and St. Eodald.
Martin, surnamed Le Blanc    
St. Aignan (Anianus)    
Possessor   Alive in 419.
Arboastus 481  
St. Solen (Solemnis)   Mentioned in 490 in the chronicles of Sigebert and Albéric.
St. Aventin II   Bishop of Chartres in 511.
Etherius   Certainly was bishop in 533 and 538-541.
St. Lubin   Bishop in 549-551.
St. Caletricus   Bishop in 557. Died Sept. 4, 567.
Pappolus 573-585  
St. Bohaire (Boetharius) 600  
Magnobodus (Magobertus, Magnebodus, Mugoldus)    
Thibaut I    
Bertegisile 625  
St. Malard 644-653  
Gausbert (Goubertus, Godebertus, Gaudebertus) 658-666  
Dromo, or Promus    
Airard (Agirardus) 689  
Léobert 723  
Bernoin 829-836  
Hélie 840-849  
Burchard 853-854  
Frotbold 855-857  
Gislebertus (Gilbert) 859, 878  
Ayméry I 890  
Gantelme 898-911  
Aganon 930-941  
Ragenfroy 942-955  
Hardouin   Died 962.
Vulfaldus, or Wulphard 962-967  
Odo or Eudes 986-1004  
Raoul 1004-1007  
Fulbert 1006-1028 Buried at St. Pierre.
Thierry (Theodoricus) 1029-1048 Also buried at St. Pierre.
Agobert 1052-1059  
Hugo   Deposed in 1063.
Robert I 1063-1069  
Arrald (Adrald) 1069-1075  
Robertus II 1075-1077  
Geoffroi I   Deposed 1077; reinstated, aparrently, and doposed again in 1091; and again in 1091.
St. Yves 1090-1115  
Geoffroi II 116-1148  
Goslein 1148-1155 Nephew of the last bishop.
Robert III 1155-1164  
Guillaume I (surnamed aux blanches mains) 1166 He was not consecrated till 1168, and was Archbishop of Sens from 1168-1176, in which year he was translated to Rheims, 1176-1202. He was made a cardinal in 1180 by Alexander III.
John of Salisbury 1177-1180 A favorite pupil of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Pierre I 1181-1183  
Renaud (de Mouçon) 1183-1217 In 1190 he took part in the 3rd Crusade.
Gauthier 1219-1234  
Hugues 1235-1236  
Aubry   Died 1244.
Henri (de Grez) 1245-1246 This bishop was interred in the church of the Preaching Friars at Chartres, and his epitaph is interesting.
Mathieu (des Champs) 1247-1259 This bishop was interred in the church of the Preaching Friars at Chartres, and his epitaph is interesting.
Pierre II (de Minci)   Died 1276. This bishop was interred in the church of the Preaching Friars at Chartres, and his epitaph is interesting.
Simon I (de Perruchay)   Died 1297.
Jean II (de Garlande) 1304. Died 1315.
Robert IV 1316-1326  
Pierre III 1326-1328 Chancellor of France from 1316-1320, then Bishop of Arras. Made a cardinal by Pope John XXII in 1328.
Jean III (Pasté) 1329-1332  
Ayméry II (de Chastellux) 1332-1342 Papal nuncio, Archbishop of Ravenna from 1322-1332. Being made a cardinal in 1342, he retired.
Guillaume II (Amy)   Chosen in 1343 for the office of Patriarch of Jerusalem and Bishop of Fréjus.
Louis I (de Vaucemain)   Died 1357.
Simon II (le Maye) 1357-1360 Translated from Dol.
Jean IV (d'Anguerant) 1360-1368 Translated to Beauvais.
Guillaume III (de Chanac)   Soon after his appointment he was translated to Mende, and in 1371 became a cardinal.
Guérin (d'Arcy) 1371-1376  
Ebles (du Puy) 1376-1380  
Jean V (Lefèvre) 1380-1390  
Jean VI (de Montaigu)   Translated to Sens, 1406.
Martin   Translated to Clermont-Ferrand, 1415.
Philippe (de Boisgiloud) 1415-1418  
Jean VIII (de Frétigny)   Killed at the taking of Chartres by the French in 1432, and succeeded by his rival.
Robert V   Was made Archbishop of Alby in 1434.
Thibaut II (Le Moine) 1434-1441  
Pierre de Comborn   Translated to Evreux, 1443.
Pierre IV (Béchebien)   Died 1459.
Miles (d'Illiers) 1460 Resigned 1492.
René (d'Illiers)   died 1507.
Erard (de la Mark)   Bishop of Liège. He was made a cardinal in 1521, at the request of Charles V. Francis appropriated the revenues of the bishopric of Chartres in 1523.
Louis II (Guillard) 1525 Previously Bishop of Tournay, 1513-1525, he was translated to Châlon-sur-Saône in 1553, and to Senlis in 1560.
Charles (Guillard)   Died 1573.
Nicholas (de Thou)   He consecrated Henry IV at Chartres in 1594. Died 1598.
Philippe II (Hurault de Cheverny) 1598-1620  
Léonor (d'Estampes de Valençay)   Translated to Reims, 1641, he resigned Chartres in 1642.
Jacques (Lescot) 1642-1656  
Ferdinand (de Neuville de Villeroy) 1656-1690 Bishop of Staint-Malo, 1644-1656.
Paul (Godet des Marais) 1656-1709  
Charles François (des Monstiers de Merinville) 1709-1746  
Pierre Augustin Bernardin (de Rosset de Fleury) 1746-1780  
Jean-Baptiste-Joseph (de Lubersac) 1780-1789 Previously bishop of Trégnier, 1775-1780. He refused to take the oath prescribed by the Constitution Civile du Clergé in 1790, and was superseded by Nicholas Bonnet, of the church of St. Michel, at Chartres. In 1793 the cathedral was declared to be a Temple of Reason, and for the years1793-1824, Chartres remained without a bishop. The see was joined to that of Versailles in 1801, was theoretically re-established in 1817, but no appointment of a bishop was made till that of his successor.
Jean Baptiste Marie Anne Antoine (de Latil) 1821-1824 He was translated to Reims in 1824.
Claude Hippolyte (Clausel de Montals) 1824-1853 Resigned in 1853.
Louis Engène (Regnault) 1853-1889  
François (Lagrange) 1890-1895  
Bon Gabriel (Mollien) 1896-1904  
Henri-Louis (Bouquet) 1906-1926  
Raoul-Octave-Marie (Harscouët) 1926-  

Information from H.J.L.J. Massé, The City of Chartres: Its Cathedral and Churches, pp. 106-109, and Yves Delaporte, "Chartres" in dictionnaire d'historie et géographie écclesiatiuqe, VIII, cc. 549-9.
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