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Maurice de Sully

Sully, Maurice de (mōrēsˈ də sülēˈ) [key], 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.

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