Two Thousand Years of History: Coussac Bonneval

TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF HISTORY Coussac's village takes its origin from a gallo-Roman villa (ÇOCIACUM: literally the domain of Codus) but unfortunately no vestige remained now . The nearness of gold mines...
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Richard the Lion Heart Route – Historic Route

Limousin, autonomous region and historically prized since antiquity, contains in lush rolling countryside and an important artistic and cultural heritage, combined, to a rich religious and military...
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Did Marie Lafarge poison Charles Pouch-Lafarge?

Marie-Fortunée Lafarge (née Capelle; 15 January 1816 - 7 November 1852) was a Frenchwoman who was convicted of murdering her husband by arsenic poisoning in 1840. Her case became notable, because it was one...
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Who was Madame Pompadour?

THE KING’S FAVOURITE AND PATRONESS OF THE ARTS (1721-1764) Madame de Pompadour, mistress, friend and adviser to Louis XV, remained with the king up to her death in 1764. Introduced to the court...