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History of La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France

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  • History
    Under Henry IV the city enjoyed a certain freedom and prosperity until the 1620s, but the city entered in conflict with the central authority of the...Read MORE...


  • 1627/28 - On September 10, 1627 cannon shots were exchanged with Royal troops.
    The following month the Royal forces besieged the town. After 13 months of siege the mayor Jean Guiton - elected on April 30, 1628 - had to...Read MORE...


  • Thanks to maritime trade the town (La Rochelle) regained prosperity. Between 1630 and 1635 La Rochelle developed regular links with New France (Canada) and the West Indies.

    www.holidays-la-rochelle.co.uk/ what-to-see-and-do/ discover-la-rochelle/ 1000-years-of-history

  • 1694 - La Rochelle - In 1694 trade (in sugar from the West Indies, furs from Canada, triangular trade) flourished.

    www.holidays-la-rochelle.co.uk/ what-to-see-and-do/ discover-la-rochelle/ 1000-years-of-history

  • 17th-18th Century - Basilique Cocathédrale Saint-Pierre (cath. of Saintes until 1790) established in La Rochelle

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 18th-19th Century - Cathédrale Saint-Louis established in La Rochelle

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1859 - A recent letter from La Rochelle, France says
    that the yield of the grape has been more abundant than drinkable water. Coopers were employed night and day, but being unable to supply the demand...Read MORE...


  • During the French Revolution and the Empire wars La Rochelle lost its prominence. The town recovered with the creation of La Pallice harbour inaugurated in 1890 which boosted the maritime trade.

    www.holidays-la-rochelle.co.uk/ what-to-see-and-do/ discover-la-rochelle/ 1000-years-of-history

  • 1895 - La Rochelle
    La Rochelle, là ro'shëll', a fortified seaport town of France, capital of the department of Charente-Inférieure, on the Atlantic, nearly midway...Read MORE...


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    La Rochelle - Le Port et les Yachts


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La Rochelle - Le Port et les Yachts

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  • History
    Under Henry IV the city enjoyed a certain freedom and prosperity until the 1620s, but the city entered in conflict with the central authority of the... Read MORE...

  • 1627/28 - On September 10, 1627 cannon shots were exchanged with Royal troops.
    The following month the Royal forces besieged the town. After 13 months of siege the mayor Jean Guiton - elected on April 30, 1628 - had to... Read MORE...

  • Thanks to maritime trade the town (La Rochelle) regained prosperity. Between 1630 and 1635 La Rochelle developed regular links with New France (Canada) and the West Indies.

    www.holidays-la-rochelle.co.uk/ what-to-see-and-do/ discover-la-rochelle/ 1000-years-of-history
  • 1694 - La Rochelle - In 1694 trade (in sugar from the West Indies, furs from Canada, triangular trade) flourished.

    www.holidays-la-rochelle.co.uk/ what-to-see-and-do/ discover-la-rochelle/ 1000-years-of-history
  • 17th-18th Century - Basilique Cocathédrale Saint-Pierre (cath. of Saintes until 1790) established in La Rochelle

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 18th-19th Century - Cathédrale Saint-Louis established in La Rochelle

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1859 - A recent letter from La Rochelle, France says
    that the yield of the grape has been more abundant than drinkable water. Coopers were employed night and day, but being unable to supply the demand... Read MORE...

  • During the French Revolution and the Empire wars La Rochelle lost its prominence. The town recovered with the creation of La Pallice harbour inaugurated in 1890 which boosted the maritime trade.

    www.holidays-la-rochelle.co.uk/ what-to-see-and-do/ discover-la-rochelle/ 1000-years-of-history
  • 1895 - La Rochelle
    La Rochelle, là ro'shëll', a fortified seaport town of France, capital of the department of Charente-Inférieure, on the Atlantic, nearly midway... Read MORE...

  • La Rochelle, France


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