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Sully, Maurice de
(mōrēs` də sülē`), c.1100–1196, French bishop. After studying theology in Paris he was named (1160) bishop of that city. While serving in this position he instigated the building of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris.
Archbishop Maurice de Sully of Paris had answered the question four centuries before when he instructed his priests to genuflect both after the words over the bread and again after the words over the cup.
Noble as director of the Medieval Institute, a seventh and an eighth manuscript were being purchased--two volumes of thirteenth-century sermon collections both copied in Paris, with one containing hitherto unpublished texts of the twelfth-century university professor and later bishop of Paris, Maurice de Sully.