Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Albi, the capital of the department of the Tarn in France, situated 41 miles N.E. of Toulouse. It is a town of great antiquity, giving its name to the Albigenses. An archbishop has his seat there, and the cathedral, a splendid specimen of 13th century Gothic, contains the fine reliquary of St. Clair, the first bishop.