Category Archives: Montbazon

Old aerial images of the Touraine and the Loire Valley


M. Didier Lecoq has assembled a fantastic collection of stories and images of aeroplanes of the Touraine on his site: Aéroplane de Touraine: L’histoire de l’aviation en Indre-et-Loire des origines à nos jours. His site includes old aerial photos of … Continue reading

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18th Century Map of Montbazon on the Indre River, Touraine Region, France


Below are maps of Montbazon on the Indre River in the South Touraine, c1750-80.  The maps show the old spelling of the town, Monbazon. They come from the terrific online collection of maps, images and documents on the French Ministry … Continue reading

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Loches at war: 1359


The last French campaign of the 100 Years War of Edward III was between 1359-60. Once more the Loire Valley and the Touraine were pivotal regarding victory or defeat. As I mentioned in an earlier blog Gascony is the area … Continue reading

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