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19 October 2018
King Richard the Lionheart or Richard Cœur de Lion. Often portrayed as a brave and noble warrior, much has been written about Richard’s crusade...
20 August 2018
Bertran de Born – Viscount of Hautefort, warmonger and troubadour – was certainly an interesting character. Immortalised in Dante’s ...
19 August 2018
Eleanor of Aquitaine If Eleanor of Aquitaine was alive today, she would forever be on the front pages of national newspapers and magazines and no doub...
18 June 2018
Chateau de Jumilhac isn’t one of the Dordogne’s best known chateaux, but then there are estimated to be over 1,000 others in the Périgord...
9 January 2018
You would be forgiven for thinking that Cyrano de Bergerac was one of Bergerac’s most famous residents. Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac (he frequent...