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History of Luçon, France

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Luçon, France

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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  • 1317 - Cathédrale Notre-Dame built in Luçon

    www.gcatholic.org

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

    scott_michaud.tripod.com/ Poitou-history.html

  • 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.

    www.vendee-guide.co.uk/ lucon.htm

  • 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.
    www.wikipedia.org

  • 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...Read MORE...


  • News 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.

    The Waterloo Press
    Waterloo, Indiana
    September 16, 1897

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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 ...Read MORE...




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  • 1317 - Cathédrale Notre-Dame built in Luçon

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1317 - Partition of the Diocese of Poitiers. Creation of the regions of Luçon and Maillezais.

    scott_michaud.tripod.com/ Poitou-history.html
  • 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.

    www.vendee-guide.co.uk/ lucon.htm
  • 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.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 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... Read MORE...

  • News  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.
    The Waterloo Press
    Waterloo, Indiana
    September 16, 1897
  • 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 ... Read MORE...

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