He was a brilliant teacher and philosopher who arrived in Paris around 1100 and became master at Notre Dame. His lectures attracted students from all over Europe, including John of Salisbury, Arnold of Brescia and the future Pope Celestine II. But today he is remembered more for his love affair with one of his pupils, who after giving birth to his son, entered a convent. After a life-long star-crossed romance during which he became an abbot, she an abbess, they were finally united in death at the Paraclete monastery. Their bodies were later moved to a famous cemetery in Paris. Name the couple and the cemetery in Paris.
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