When I showed Virginia the castles her family owned, she said she had stayed in several of them. I asked why she didn’t tell me they were such grand castles. She said it doesn’t matter, and, she Is not impressed. I had told her about Belle, and she looked forward to talk French to a person who speaks it well, like Belle does. I was hoping they would become friends, because, Virginia does not have women friends. Most women are vain and want their friends to reflect their good taste. Virginia rarely talks about her heritage.
The Chateaus of the Anjou Legitimists who grow grapes and make wine while they wait for the return of the French Monarchy.
The Château de Bourmont is located in the commune of Freigné in the Department of Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France.
The La Tour-Landry, then mesh of La Tour-Landry held the lands of Bourmont since XIVe century. By the alliance in 1691, Marie-Hélène de Maillé de La Tour – Landry (1670-1752) with Marie-Henry, count of Ghaisne (1662-1710), it passes to the family of Ghaisne de Bourmont, to which it still belongs.
In 1773, the Château de Bourmont is the place of birth of Louis Auguste Victor de Ghaisne de Bourmont, author of the taken of Algiers in 1830. Conquest by which it will be made Marshal of France.
In 1795, during the chouannerie, the Viscount of Scepaux established his headquarters.
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