Foulques Nerra

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Foulques in Moncontour The keep was raised in 1040 by Fulk Nerra (Foulques in French), the famous builder count of Anjou. Here, this tower looks like every keep Fulk raised in France.Two Bretons...

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Foulques the bloodthirsty Beaulieu was just a small village, Bellus Locus (“nice place”), but Foulques Nerra, the terrible count of Anjou, chose it to raise a Benedictine abbey in 1007. Aaah...

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The former fortress was put up by Foulques Nerra, count of Anjou, in the 11th century. He gave it to one of his loyal lieutenants, Berlay... this lord gave its name to the little city which became...

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Foulques Nerra in Loudun! All roads lead to Loudun This keep is a pretty rare instance of medieval architecture, the only remain of the former castle raised in the 11th or 12th century to defend the...

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Hello, Foulques, again! Montbazon went down in history in 992, when the mighty count of Anjou Foulques Nerra, who was conquering Tours, surrounded the city with ramparts. We think that he raised the...

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Foulques and the Little Devil The primitive keep was raised by a famous chap. Who?? Foulques Nerra! In 1016, this one chose a little clod next to a village occupied by a lord named Rabeau. At this...

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The builder hawk Foulques Nerra, count of Anjou, this damned Black Hawk who built keeps, raised the first fortress in 1040, at the confluence of the rivers Loir and Argance, on the old place of...

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