Torture

Louis XI and his cage - ©Anecdotrip.com / CC-BY-NC-SA Louis XI and his cage - ©Anecdotrip.com / CC-BY-NC-SA

The keep Raised by the count of Anjou Foulques Nerra in 1030 on a feudal clod, it took 10 years to built this giant keep (37 m. high)! Because Foulques the ardent was a super conqueror: he wanted to...

The northern side of the island - ©Ipigott / CC0 The northern side of the island - ©Ipigott / CC0

The wolf’s lair Men lived here since Prehistoric times, since they found little houses with bronze weapons and some Gallic and Roman money. In 1351, a garrison settled and raised a fortress. Then...

Sade monument, Lacoste - ©Millevache / CC-BY-SA Sade monument, Lacoste - ©Millevache / CC-BY-SA

The site was occupied since the Gallo-Roman era; Lacoste was called Costa in the 11th century: at that time, we found a huge fortress here, called Château Vieux ("old castle"), altered in the 12th...

The castle - ©Christophe.Finot / CC-BY-SA The castle - ©Christophe.Finot / CC-BY-SA

Bernard is angry! Whoa, what a naughty one, this bloody Bernard VII d'Armagnac. Mean, cruel and bloodthirsty! He didn’t hesitate to murder his own family… Oh, yeah: he took a strong dislike to...

The Castillet - ©LeZibou / CC-BY-SA The Castillet - ©LeZibou / CC-BY-SA

A real lil castle! The king Jaime raised the Castillet in 1386 in order to protect the city of Perpignan from medieval armed bands. But with the king of France Louis XI, they used it as a jail. The...

The grave - ©Philippe Alès / CC-BY-SA The grave - ©Philippe Alès / CC-BY-SA

Rebel teens! This tombstone was strangely called Enervés (literally, "without pieces of gristle") tombstone... The legend said those recumbent figure were Clovis II and queen Bathilde's sons.....

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