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Luçon, France - Vue a vol d Oiseau (1900)

Luçon, France

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Luçon is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in France. Its see is Luçon Cathedral in the commune of Luçon. It was created in 1317 out of the diocese of Poitiers.

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Vue a vol d Oiseau (1900)

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1317 - Cathédrale Notre-Dame built in Luçon

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1317 - Partition of the Diocese of Poitiers. Creation of the regions of Luçon and Maillezais.

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1608 - The most famous bishop was Armand du Plessis who at 23 was appointed bishop in 1608, he declared Lucon "the vilest, muddiest and most unattractive bishopric in France” as the town had never recovered from the wars of religion.

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1793 - The Battle of Luçon was fought on 14 August 1793 during the French Revolutionary Wars, between forces of the French Republic under General Tuncq and Royalist forces under Gigot d’Elbée.
The battle was fought near the town of Luçon in Vendée, France, the Royalists were defeated by French Republican forces.
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1895 - Luçon
Luçon, lü'söNo', a town of France, in Vendée, 17 miles W. of Fontenay-le-Comte, about 8 miles from the sea, to which it is united by a canal, 10 miles in length. Pop. 6026. It has a communal college, and manufactures of cutlery, linen, oil, liqueurs, and porcelain
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1897 - September 16 - At Lucon, France, an ancient inn has for its sign "The Four Things to be Feared," which is the legend under a painting representing a cat, a monkey, a woman and a judge.

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1916
Lucon, a town of France, in Vendee, 17 miles W. of Fontenay-le-Comte, about 8 miles from the Bay of Biscay, to which it is united by a canal 10 miles in length. It is the seat of a bishop and has a large mediaeval cathedral. Pop. in 1901, 0121.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Luçon, France:
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de l'Assomption: Start your visit with a trip to this stunning cathedral, which dates back to the 12th century. Its intricate Gothic architecture and beautiful stained glass windows are a sight to behold. You can also climb the tower for panoramic views of the town.

Jardin Dumaine: This picturesque garden is a must-visit for nature lovers. It's a beautifully landscaped park with a variety of plants, flowers, and water features. It's a perfect place for a leisurely stroll or a peaceful picnic.

Historic City Center: Luçon's historic city center is filled with charming streets, half-timbered houses, and quaint shops. Take a leisurely walk through the cobbled streets and soak in the atmosphere.

Musée du Château de Flamanville: Located in a historic castle, this museum offers insights into the history of Luçon and the surrounding region. It's a great place to learn about the town's heritage.

Les Halles: Luçon's covered market, Les Halles, is a great place... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Luçon, France

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male ancestorPierre MASSON (1604, Luçon, France (Lucon) - , )
female ancestorFrançoise GEDRENEAU (1608, Luçon, France (Lucon) - , )
male ancestorMathurin THIBODEAU (26 February 1623, Luçon, France (Lucon) - 29 January 1685, Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine))
male ancestorJulien ALLARD dit LAVERGNE (1631, Luçon, France (Lucon) - 25 January 1706, Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer))
female ancestorJeanne MORINEAU (1633, Luçon, France (Lucon) - aft. 20 July 1696, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec))
male ancestorAntoine DAUNAIS (DAUNAY) (1639, Luçon, France (Lucon) - 12 December 1707, Boucherville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville))
female ancestorMarie BISSONNET (1639, Luçon, France (Lucon) - , , France)
male ancestorNicolas GAUVREAU (1641, Luçon, France (Lucon) - 20 January 1713, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City))
female ancestorMarie MORIN (1641, Luçon, France (Lucon) - 26 October 1725, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City))

Ancestors Who Were Married in Luçon, France

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male ancestorJacques ARCHAMBAULT (1604 - 15 February 1688) and female ancestorFrançoise-Chauveau THOURAULT (1600 - 9 December 1663) married 24 January 1629
male ancestorLouis BERCIER (1631 - 21 October 1697) and female ancestorAnne COCHET (1640 - 9 December 1705) married 1668

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