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(the growth of a village around its castle) by Bernard Fournioux.
Montignac bridge, as it probably was in the Late Middle Ages.
Drawing by Bernard Fournioux
The Great Hall of the Lord of the Manor in Mediaeval Périgord (13th - 15th centuries). Watercolour by Marcel Pajot, after a description by B. Fournioux.
By blowing horns (olifants) to warn of incursions by armed cavalrymen, signals were sent from the fortalicium de Coulonges
and then sent on to theTour de Belloc and the Tour dal Buc - all the way to the Château de Montignac. (Illustration by Vincent Lesbros)
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