Milo of Nanteuil

Catholic bishop and knight fighter

Milo de Nanteuil (? – 6 September 1234) was a soldier, crusader, and the Bishop of Beauvais from 1218 to 1234.[1] From 1207 to 1217 he was the priest in charge of the Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral.[1] He was the fourth son of Gaucher I of the Châtillon family who lived in Nanteuil-la-Fosse.[1] He took part in the Fifth Crusade and the building of Beauvais Cathedral. He was also the patron of the poet, Jean Renart.

The coronation of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castille in 1223. Milo de Nanteuil is on the far right, holding the king's blue cape


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Evergates, Theodore (2003). Littere Baronum: The Earliest Cartulary of the Counts of Champagne. University of Toronto Press. p. 116. ISBN 9780802087621.