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Brittany duke castle, Nantes


Brittany duke castle, Nantes
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Copyright: joel berthonneau (jlbrthnn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7303 W: 0 N: 22961] (76039)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-03-24
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS
Exposure: f/4, 1/800 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Loire valley, Sevre-Nantaise valley [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-04-12 6:11
Viewed: 2505
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
March 24, 2007
Nantes 440109 44000
Loire-Atlantique Pays-de-la-Loire
47.217 -1.55 7 m

Castle of the "Ducs de Bretagne".

The "Grand Logis" 15ème siècle
The "Tour de la Couronne" 15ème siècle

Many were the kings of France to be remained in this castle, of Charles VIII in Louis XIV.
Louis XII married Anne of Brittany in the Vault in 1499.
Henri IV there worked out, if not signed into 1598 the terms of the edict of Nantes.
In its towers were held Chalais, favourite of the king Louis XIII, the cardinal of Retz, the duchess of Berry.
At the time of François II, duke of Brittany, father of Anne of Brittany, the way of life is royal. The court is sumptuous and very free manners.
the fastening of Brittany to the royal field in is signed there in 1532.

The castle

The construction of this building starts in 1207. On order of Jean IV of Brittany, Guy de Thouars builds the first castle, known as "New Tower". "Pierre de Dreux" says "Mauclerc" and "Jean Ier le Roux" one extend the fortifications of Nantes and increases the castle, which will be consolidated in 1365, and there remains visible the tower of the "Vieux Donjon".
In 1466 "François II de Bretagne" orders the construction of others towers on the same site and fact of the fortress its main home and one of the first fortress of "Bretagne".
In 1491, "Anne de Bretagne", become queen of France by marrying "Charles VIII", supplements the work of her father François II by adding others towers. With the death of "Charles VIII" in 1499, Anne marries "Louis XII" and makes increase some buildings.

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Hello Joel,
Another view of the Château des Ducs de Bretagne but none the less interesting for all that. Good pov on the Gothic architecture that sits well under the blue sky. Good definition.

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  • Shana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 361 W: 0 N: 48] (3260)
  • [2007-04-12 8:48]

Bonjour,

Très belle image de cette cathédrale, adrage intéressant et recherché.

Excellente journée
Shana

Salut Joel
Une bonne prise pour nous permettre d'apprécier le travail des batisseurs de ce chateau, la rénovation lui a redonné un sacré coup de jeune. mais je pense que c'était le but recherché!!
Amicalement
hervé

Hi Joel,
Beautiful architecture ... I like the ornate facade and the side angle you took the shot. Good details and sharpness. Well composed ... tfs.
Cheers,
Renier

Bonsoir Joël,
J'aime beaucoup ce cadrage avec la diagonale de l'édifice, si la perspective du mur à gauche avait été droite, çà aurait été mieux je pense, mais c'est peut-être plus facile à dire qu'à faire.
Amicalement
Christian

Bonjour Joël,
Cette vue est originale et sort un peu des sentiers battus. J'aime bien.
De plus elle nous fait (re)découvrir toutes les finesses des sculptures de ce château. Bien réussi.
Amicalement
Jean-Louis

Hi Joel,
Great architecture photo. Details are beautiful and decorative. I like the spectacular diagonal composition and the historical atmosphere. Excellent POV and clarity. Superb work. Have a nice weekend, thank you
George

Helo Joel again
Nantes is a greath old France city with many memories of past times and your work is greath how you present the Nantes
Bravo
Cheers,Braca

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2007-04-13 17:59]

Hola Joël,
Bonita e interesante toma de esta catedral, el color es excelente y la luz también.
Saludos
Charo

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