Château de Villandry

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Babeth Étiève-Cartwright
by Jean-Claude Mouton
published on 27 February 2024
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Famous for its amazingly beautiful gardens, the Château of Villandry is situated in Indre-et-Loire, France. In 1532, Jean Breton, finance secretary to Francis 1, King of France, acquired a medieval fortress not far from Tours. Much like the sovereign who built in the Loire Valley using the new architectural techniques of the Renaissance, Jean Breton carried out extensive works to bring the Château de Villandry into the modern era.

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Mouton, J. (2024, February 27). Château de Villandry. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18562/chateau-de-villandry/

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