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Chateau de Biron
                                     

★ Chateau de Biron

It was the castle from which the Gontaut-Biron took their name, their seat from the twelfth century. Biron was seized by the Cathars in 1211 and retaken Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester next year. The Plantagenets held it during the 14th and 15th centuries. Biron was erected as a Duche-pairie in 1598, for Charles de Gontaut, created Duc de Biron.

At present château bears additions over the centuries that make a picturesque ensemble: in the XII century keep, of the XVI century, living quarters, a chapel and vaulted kitchens. The commune purchased the château de Biron in 1978, with the aim of restoring the structure to attract tourists.

Since 1928, château de Biron has been listed as a historical monument by the French Ministry of culture.

                                     
  • Biron may refer to: France Biron Charente - Maritime, in the Charente - Maritime department Biron Dordogne, in the Dordogne department Chateau de Biron
  • territory of Biron in Perigord, where on a hill between the Dropt and the Lide still stands the magnificent Chateau de Biron begun by the lords of Biron in the
  • above the level of the rock. In the vicinity are the Chateau de Bonaguil and the Chateau de Biron The castle was built during the 12th and the 13th centuries
  • Villefranche - du - Perigord. Biron is dominated by the Chateau de Biron which overlooks the village and was a bastion in medieval times. Today the chateau is a tourist
  • The Chateau de Fayet is a castle in the commune of Fayet in the Aveyron departement of France. The first lords of Brusque and Fayet were the viscounts
  • of the Musketeers was filmed on location at the Chateau de Biron in Biron Dordogne and the Chateau de Maisons in Maisons - Laffitte in France and in Portugal
  • Vergt - de - Biron is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle - Aquitaine in southwestern France. Communes of the Dordogne department INSEE Populations
  • park. The chateau was abandoned after the death of Etienne - Charles de Gontaut - Biron in 1871, before being sold. In August 1883, the chateau of Fontenay
  • Henri Charles Louis Boniface, marquis de Castellane 23 September 1814, Paris - 16 October 1847, chateau de Rochecotte was a French politician and nobleman
  • Dorothea von Biron Princess of Courland, Duchess of Dino, Talleyrand, and Sagan, known as Dorothee de Courlande or Dorothee de Dino 21 August 1793
                                     
  • The Chateau de Poncin is a former castle, now a stately residence, in the commune of Poncin in the Ain departement of France. The present chateau on the
  • important buildings of the period: the stables of the Chateau de Chantilly and the Hotel Biron in Paris. He also created innovative interior designs
  • Populations legales 2017 INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020. Welcome in Chateau de Chateau l Evêque Chateau de Chateau l Evêque. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  • Biron is a commune in the Charente - Maritime department in southwestern France. In the late nineteenth century Philippe Delamain, a merchant from Jarnac
  • Biron fell in the attack which preceded its eventual capture. In 1642 it was, along with Chateau - Thierry, named as a duchy and assigned to the duc de
  • illegitimate son of Charles IX and Marie Touchet. He was born at the Chateau de Fayet in Dauphine in 1573. His father, dying in the following year, commended
  • France, Jacques - Nompar de Caumont, duc de La Force and Charlotte de Gontaut, daughter of Marshal Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron Like his father, Armand - Nompar
  • Caumont, duc de La Force and Charlotte de Gontaut, daughter of Marshal Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron First marquis de Castelnau, later Duc de La Force
  • England for a time query - Eleanor dead before 1285 Nearby is the Chateau du Biron and the Dordogne River. The parish church of Monpazier is St. Dominique
  • Nompar de Caumont, Duke of Lauzun 1633 - 1723 courtier, general, Governor of Berry and husband of Anne of Orleans. Armand Louis de Gontaut - Biron Duke
  • centuries, listed historic monument of the French Ministry of Culture. Chateau de Faye, former Priory, The Feudal era Motte of the Redoubte the 19th - century
                                     
  • Saint - Blancard in the diocese of Lombez, around 1400, and Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron and Marechal de camp, mid sixteenth century. Communes of the Gers department
  • under Armand Louis de Gontaut, Duke of Biron While Canclaux held Angers, Nantes and the west coast department of Loire - Inferieure, Biron was responsible
  • books. In 1736 Louise Benedicte received the Chateau de Montrond and then, in 1737, she acquired the Hotel Biron today the musee Rodin in Paris, where
  • Principality of Sedan French: Principaute de Sedan was an independent Protestant state centered on the Chateau de Sedan now the city of Sedan in the Ardennes
  • Dorothea von Biron Princess of Courland, married Duke Edmond de Talleyrand - Perigord 1862 1898 Napoleon - Louis de Talleyrand - Perigord 1898 1906 Boson de Talleyrand - Perigord
  • Le Chateau - d Oleron is a commune located on the island of Oleron in the Charente - Maritime department in southwestern France. The town is surrounded by
  • depended on the canonical chapter of Biron In 1648, the church was restored with materials from the old chateau In 1961, paintings were discovered in
  • castles in France, arranged by Region and Department. Notes The French word chateau has a wider meaning than the English castle: it includes architectural
  • Hotel Biron and surrounding grounds in central Paris, as well as just outside Paris at Rodin s old home, the Villa des Brillants at Meudon, Hauts - de - Seine

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