FULCHER, fül"shê', (FOUCHER) OF CHARTRES (Fulcherius Carnotensis): A monk, b. at Chartres c. 1059; d. after 1127. He took part in the first crusade and became chaplain to Baldwin I., the second king of Jerusalem; according to some accounts he was afterward bishop of Tyre and patriarch of Jerusalem. Under the title Gesta Francorum Hierusalem peregrinantium, he wrote a valuable history of the Crusades from 1095 to 1127 (in MPL, clv. 823-940, and, with title Historia Hierosolymitana, in Recueil des historiens des croisades, Hist. Occid., iii., Paris, 1866, 311-485, cf. preface, xxvii-xxxvi.; French transl. in Guizot, Collection, xxiv. 1-275, cf. preface, i.-v.; Eng. transl. in Purchas' Pilgrims).