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Mayeul de Cluny
Saint Mayeul
Tamerville
Sulpice le Pieux
Saint Sulpice
Cotentin
Manche
Basse-Normandie
France
Majolus of Cluny


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Tamerville - Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

Tamerville - Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
The parish church "Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption" in the center of Tamerville has a remarkable Romanesque tower. The church (and the tower) were erected mid 12th century, but the church got enlarged and altered over the time. The church was dedicated to Saint Mayeul (aka "Mayeul de Cluny", "Majolus of Cluny"). Saint Mayeul, important abbot of Cluny, built Cluny II. There must have been a connection to the Burgundy in the early times.

The two chapels, that were added to the church, are dedicated to Saint Jacques and Saint Sulpice. The statue, seen here, may depict Saint Sulpice, who in real life had two arms and never used mascara and lipstick. He was a Bishop!

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