A city of northern France northeast of Paris. An ancient Roman town, Soissons was long the scene of conflict, including Clovis I's defeat of the Roman legions (AD 486) and heavy bombardment during World Wars I and II.x
In favour of Reims, it has been pointed out that it was there that the first judicial use of the False Decretals is recorded, in the trials of Rothad, bishop of Soissons (d.
But the affair of Ebbo's clergy did not become critical till the council of Soissons in 853; up till then these clergy had, so far tic. The author gives himself out as a certain Benedict, a deacon of the church of Mainz; hence the name by which he is usually known, Benedictus Levita.
It is PP g certain that in 864 Rothad of Soissons took with him to Rome, if not the collection, at least important extracts from the pseudo-Isidore; M.
In 1685 he was made bishop of Soissons, but after waiting for installation for four years he took the bishopric of Avranches instead.
Cloviss victory at Soissons over the last troops left in the service of Rome (486) extended their settlements as far as the Loire.