Chateau de Gisors is a castle in the town of Gisors in Normandy, France. The castle was a key fortress of the Dukes of Normandy in the 11th and 12th centuries. It was intended to defend the Anglo-Norman Vexin territory from the King of France.The first fortress dated to about 1095 and consisted of a motte, which was enclosed in a spacious courtyard or bailey.
The fashion characterizing the Renaissance man - short hair and beard - arose from an unfortunate incident that occurred to Francis I, on the day of Epiphany 1521. To hide the scars, he let a beard grow. other articles on the same theme