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Joseph de Galard de Saldebru, the last abbot of Saint-Maurin

Coming from a modest branch of the very old and brilliant Galard family, Joseph de Galard de Saldebru became commendatory abbot of Saint-Maurin in 1783. Contested in the administration of his abbey and his jurisdiction, the 32nd and last abbot, swept away by the revolutionary turmoil, was judged and executed on 17 February 1794.

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Restoration of the abbey church: the first two phases are completed!

The restoration work on the abbey church of Saint Maurin started in 2020. They were delayed a few times due to the health crisis.
The first stage, concerning the consolidation and restoration of the upper part of the bell tower, is now complete.
The second stage of the work...