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Evreux HistoryBlazon of the city of EVREUX
1st cent. BC : Roman conquest. Evreux becomes the seat of a constituency

3rd century : Germanics invasions. A rampart is built around the City

4th century : Christianisation of Evreux by Saint-Taurin

5th century : The Vandals sack the commune of Vieil Evreux, which is a prosperous gallic by birth village situated on the plateau

9th century : The Norsemen and the Vikings destroy the strengthened city which had been settled by the Romans on the present site of Evreux, on the side of the Iton

912 : First mention of a Cathedral in Evreux

Saint -Taurin's abbey990 : Foundation of the Saint-Taurin's Abbey

1060 : Foundation of the Saint-Sauveur's Abbey, who settle down at the end of the 12th century at the foot of the Saint-Michel hill

1119 : During his struggles against the earl of Evreux supported by Louis VII, Henri Ist of England sets fire to the city

1180 : Saint-Nicolas fair confirmationSaint -Taurin's shrine

1194 : Destruction of Evreux by Philippe Auguste, king of France. Cathedral rebuilt

1253 : Order of Saint-Taurin's shrine

1260 : Cordeliers convent's foundation

1260 : Foundation of Jacobins convent

Continuation of EVREUX's History

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