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Mortagne-au-Perche is a commune of the Orne département, in the Low-Normandy area of France. -- en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Mortagne-au-Perche

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  • 1505 - Saint François convent (Mortagne-au-Perche) built in 1505 for the Clarisses congregation by Marguerite de Lorraine, duchess of Alençon and countess of the Perche.

    www.ot-mortagneauperche.fr/ en/ history-and-monuments

  • From 1634 to 1663 Robert Giffard recruited some fifty heads of families who lived in his native Mortagne-au-Perche to come to New France.

    The French-Canadian Heritage in New England, Gerard J. Brault, UPNE, 1986, Page 112

  • 1796 - Mortagne, a town of France, in the department of Orne, noted for its serges and tanneries. It is 19 miles E of Seez, and 70 W. of Paris.

    Brookes' General Gazetter Abridged, Richard Brookes, Pub. by B. Law, C. Dilly, 1796

  • 1838 - (Mortagne-au-Perche) - The Crestien de Galais hotel was built in the 18th century. Jacques Crestien, captain of Hunting in the Perche province, lived there. It became the town hall in 1838.

    www.ot-mortagneauperche.fr/ en/ history-and-monuments

  • 1895 - Mortagne
    Mortagne, a town of France, in Orne, 25 miles E. of Alençon. Pop. 4302. It stands on a steep hill, has remains of old ramparts, and a Gothic church...Read MORE...


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  • 1906
    Mortagne, a town of France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Orne, 25 miles E. of Alencon. It stands on a steep hill and has a fine...Read MORE...


  • Mortagne-Au-Perche
    "Famous for the percheron horses who derive their name from this rural region, La Perche is an ideal retreat for a few days' relaxation. An obvious...Read MORE...




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  • 1505 - Saint François convent (Mortagne-au-Perche) built in 1505 for the Clarisses congregation by Marguerite de Lorraine, duchess of Alençon and countess of the Perche.

    www.ot-mortagneauperche.fr/ en/ history-and-monuments
  • From 1634 to 1663 Robert Giffard recruited some fifty heads of families who lived in his native Mortagne-au-Perche to come to New France.

    The French-Canadian Heritage in New England, Gerard J. Brault, UPNE, 1986, Page 112
  • 1796 - Mortagne, a town of France, in the department of Orne, noted for its serges and tanneries. It is 19 miles E of Seez, and 70 W. of Paris.

    Brookes' General Gazetter Abridged, Richard Brookes, Pub. by B. Law, C. Dilly, 1796
  • 1838 - (Mortagne-au-Perche) - The Crestien de Galais hotel was built in the 18th century. Jacques Crestien, captain of Hunting in the Perche province, lived there. It became the town hall in 1838.

    www.ot-mortagneauperche.fr/ en/ history-and-monuments
  • 1895 - Mortagne
    Mortagne, a town of France, in Orne, 25 miles E. of Alençon. Pop. 4302. It stands on a steep hill, has remains of old ramparts, and a Gothic church... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Mortagne, a town of France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Orne, 25 miles E. of Alencon. It stands on a steep hill and has a fine... Read MORE...

  • Mortagne-Au-Perche
    "Famous for the percheron horses who derive their name from this rural region, La Perche is an ideal retreat for a few days' relaxation. An obvious... Read MORE...

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