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  • (Saintes) - The old Saint-Pierre Cathedral, dating from the 15th century, was badly damaged by the Huguenots (Protestants) in 1568.

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 518467/ Saintes

  • 1730 - Hôtel du Marquis de Monconseil constructed in Saintes

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  • Saintes was the administrative centre of the Charente Inférieure département (now Charente-Maritime) from 1791 until La Rochelle supplanted it in 1810.

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 518467/ Saintes

  • (Saintes) - The Roman Ruins: The L’Arc of Germanicus by the riverbank was originally built in 19AD and dedicated to emperor Tiberius, his son Drusu and his nephew Germanicus.
    Originally standing on a stone bridge in the town it was moved to its present location in 1843 when the bridge was demolished to make way for a newer ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Saintes
    Saintes, a town of France. Charente-Inférieure, 42 miles S.E. of La Rochelle, on the left bank of the Charente. Lat. 45° 45' N., lon. 0°33' W. Pop....Read MORE...


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  • 1906
    Saintes, a town of France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Charente-Inferieur, 42 miles SE. of La Rochelle, on the left bank of the ...Read MORE...




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  • (Saintes) - The old Saint-Pierre Cathedral, dating from the 15th century, was badly damaged by the Huguenots (Protestants) in 1568.

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 518467/ Saintes
  • 1730 - Hôtel du Marquis de Monconseil constructed in Saintes

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Saintes was the administrative centre of the Charente Inférieure département (now Charente-Maritime) from 1791 until La Rochelle supplanted it in 1810.

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 518467/ Saintes
  • (Saintes) - The Roman Ruins: The L’Arc of Germanicus by the riverbank was originally built in 19AD and dedicated to emperor Tiberius, his son Drusu and his nephew Germanicus.
    Originally standing on a stone bridge in the town it was moved to its present location in 1843 when the bridge was demolished to make way for a newer ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Saintes
    Saintes, a town of France. Charente-Inférieure, 42 miles S.E. of La Rochelle, on the left bank of the Charente. Lat. 45° 45' N., lon. 0°33' W. Pop.... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Saintes, a town of France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Charente-Inferieur, 42 miles SE. of La Rochelle, on the left bank of the ... Read MORE...

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