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Philippe Le Chancelier

Philippe le Chancelier, or “Philip, the Chancellor,” was created in Paris in the mid-1160s, an illegitimate boy caused by the union between a Parisian archdeacon and a female linked to the nobility. Luckily Philip’s uncle was Peter of Nemours, bishop of Paris, who recognized youthful Philip and stewarded him via …

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