Les Baux

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House Of Baux
... The House of Baux is a French noble family from the south of France ... They were independent Lords as castellan of Les Baux and Arles and wielded very considerable authority at local level ... In Provençal, the word “Baux” ( "li Baou" in provencal) means escarpment/cliff, and refers to the natural fortress on which the family built their castle, the Château des Baux and the village that ...
Château Des Baux - History
... Although already inhabited in the Bronze Age, Les Baux-de-Provence did not really start growing until the medieval period ... century, the fortress and the small town it protects were ruled by the lords of Baux for five hundred years, in the thick of the ceaseless conflicts that ravaged Provence ... But it was also at Les Baux that the most famous minstrels and troubadours of the day sang songs of courtly love to the maidens of the House of Les Baux ...

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