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" It is a grand and picturesque ruin, occupying a commanding position at the extremity of the town, where the platform is cut into a narrow promontory by gullies which isolate it on 3 sides, rendering it a place of great strength. To this it was indebted... "
Hand-book for travellers in France [by J. Murray. 1st] 3rd-14th, 16th, 18th ed - Page 99
1843
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An architectural tour in Normandy

Henry Gally Knight - 1836
...found in a province in which they once so largely abounded. Falaise was one of the strongest holds of the Dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace of William the Conqueror. Of this castle, considerable remains exist ; the principal feature is a large oblong, lofty pile, now...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

1865
...edifices, the hospital, the public library, and, more than all, the old and ruiued castle, once the seat of the dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace of William the Conqueror. In the castle, the chamber in which the Conqueror was born is still shewn, аз well as a tower called...
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A dictionary, geographical, statistical, and historical, of the ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay M'Culloch - 1866
...hill, the summit of which is crowm-d by it« castle, now in part a ruin, but anciently the residence of the dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace of William the Conqueror. The town was formerly pretty well fortified, and is still surrounded with walls. It is clean and well...
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A Handbook for Travellers in France: Being a Guide to Normandy, Brittany ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1867 - 684 pages
...interest to every traveller — the Castle one of the few Normau fortresses remaining in France, the seat of the Dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace...ruin, occupying a commanding position at the extremity ot the town, where the platform is cut into a narrow promontory by gullies which isolate it on 3 sides,...
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A Handbook for Travellers in France: Being a Guide to Normandy, Brittany ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1867 - 684 pages
...interest to every traveller — the Castle one of the few Norman fortresses remaining in France, the seat of the Dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace...ruin, occupying a commanding position at the extremity ot the town, where the platform is cut into a narrow promontory by gullies which isolate it on 3 sides,...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 4

1868
...edifices, the hospital, the public library, and, more than all, the old and ruined castle, once the seat of the dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace of William the Conqueror. In the castle, the chamber in which the Conqueror was born is still shewn, as well as a tower called...
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A Hand-book for Travellers in France: Being a Guide to Normandy Brittany, Etc

1869 - 688 pages
...interest to every traveller — the Castle, one of the few Norman fortresses remaining in France, the seat of the Dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace...on 3 sides, rendering it a place of great strength. To this it was indebted for the 9 sieges which it had to sustain. The approach to it is behind the...
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Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 4

1870
...edifices, the hospital, the public library, and, more than all, the old and ruined castle, once the seat of the dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace of William the Conqueror. In the castle, the chamber in which the Conqueror was born is still shewn, as well as a tower called...
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Our Ocean Highways: a Condensed Universal Hand Gazetteer and International ...

J. Maurice Dempsey - 1871 - 482 pages
...ancient castle, now a picturesque ruin, which occupies a commanding position on a rocky height, was the seat of the Dukes of Normandy, and the birth-place of William the Conqueror. Hotel— Du Chemin de Fer. TM— 35. 4d. FALKIRK. — Route from London by Scotch mail trains, see...
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The Imperial gazetteer, Volume 2

1875
...Hotel-Dieu, and public library, are deserving of notice, but the great object of attraction is the castle, the ancient seat of the Dukes of Normandy, and the birthplace of William the Conqueror. It occupies a commanding position, on a promontory connected with the plateau on which the town is built...
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