List of Equestrian Statues in France - Chinon

Chinon

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Chinon - Media
... Chinon Castle in 1183 is the setting for the play and film The Lion in Winter. ...
Jacques De Molay - Death - Chinon Parchment
... In September 2001, Barbara Frale found a copy of the Chinon Parchment in the Vatican Secret Archives, a document which explicitly confirms that in 1308 Pope ... Another Chinon parchment dated 20 August 1308 addressed to Philip IV of France, well-known to historians, stated that absolution had been granted to all those ...
Château De Chinon - History - Background
... The settlement of Chinon is on the bank of the Vienne river about 10 kilometres (6 mi) from where it joins the Loire ... From prehistoric times, when the settlement of Chinon originated, rivers formed the major trade routes, and the Vienne joins the fertile southern plains of the ... Theobald I, Count of Blois built the earliest known castle on the mount of Chinon in the 10th century ...
Loire Valley (wine) - Wine Regions - Chinon
... The area around Chinon, Bourgueil and Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil produces the majority of the Loire Valley's red wine based on the Cabernet franc grape-known in this areas as Breton ... The wines of the Chinon area are the softest and rich expression of the grape while the Bourgueil area produces more tannic and firm wines ... In the 19th century, the wines of the Chinon area were compared favorably by critics to the wines of Château Margaux and even today is considered some of the best ...