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Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France -

Martaizé is a small commune located in the Vienne department of France, near the town of Loudun. While it may not be as well-known as some of the larger cities in France, Martaizé and its surrounding areas offer a unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty.


It is situated in the old province of Poitou-Charente about 150 miles from La Rochelle, a five day ride by oxen. Martaizé lies on a very historical road from Chinon to Poitiers... This was the road taken by Joan of Arc and her loyal soldiers to Poitiers during her campaign to deliver France from the English in 1430...

The area around Martaizé is largely agricultural with the principle crops being wheat, barley, oats and oil seed. The farm lands are level and rich. Ten to fifteen miles further north and closer to the Loire River, vineyards are also prominent.
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From Martaizé to New France
In the early 17th century, Martaizé, along with the nearby village of La Chaussée, was one of the seigneuries of Charles de Menou d'Aulnay. Several of the earliest settlers of Acadia including the Gaudets, LeBlancs, the Bourgs, the Terriots, and the Savoies are believed to have been recruited by d'Aulnay from their original home in Martaizé to colonize New France.
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Population of Martaizé was 371 inhabitants in 2007

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2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Martaizé, Loudun, and the Vienne region:
Château de Martaizé: Start your exploration with a visit to the Château de Martaizé. This stunning château dates back to the 17th century and boasts beautiful gardens. While it may not be open to the public, the exterior alone is worth a visit. You can take a leisurely stroll around the castle and admire its architecture.

Château de Loudun: Head to the nearby town of Loudun and explore the Château de Loudun. This historic castle, built in the 12th century, has a rich history and is a great place for history enthusiasts to explore. It's located in the heart of the town, making it easy to combine with other activities.

Église Saint-Pierre de Loudun: While in Loudun, visit the Église Saint-Pierre, a beautiful church with impressive architecture. Its stained glass windows and intricate details make it a peaceful and culturally rich stop.

Parc de Richelieu: A short drive from Martaizé, you'll find the Parc de Richelieu. This vast park is a fantastic place for a leisurely walk or a ... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France

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male ancestorPierre LEJEUNE (1595, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - 1638, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia))
male ancestorJehan-Jean THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT, TERRIOT) (1601, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - 1671, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia))
female ancestor UNKNOWN (1603, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - , )
male ancestorJean-Baptiste BLANCHARD (1611, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - 1687, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia))
male ancestorFrançois GAUTROT (GAUTREAU) (1613, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - 1693, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia))
female ancestorPerrine BOURG (1620, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - 1693, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia))
male ancestorFrançois SAVOIE (1621, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - bet. 1678-1685, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia))
female ancestorMarie-Edmée LEJEUNE (1624, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - 1698, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia))
male ancestorDenis GAUDET (1625, Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize) - 11 October 1709, Canard, Nova Scotia, Canada (Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia))

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