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... Curçay-sur-Dive were re-built that of Ranton by Guillaume de Bois Gourmont and that at Curçay by Huet Odart, both under instructions from Jean II they were part of an elaborate network of fortresses that ensured that ... The castle at Ranton was only one of those rebuilt by Guillaume de Bois Gourmont the largest was that at Bois Gourmont, near Veniers, just north of Loudun, of which ... In 1345, Jeanne Gourmont, daughter of Guillaume de Bois Gourmont married Jean de la Jaille ...
Famous quotes containing the word bois:
“This spirit it was which so early carried the French to the Great Lakes and the Mississippi on the north, and the Spaniard to the same river on the south. It was long before our frontiers reached their settlements in the West, and a voyageur or coureur de bois is still our conductor there.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)