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Fortifications seigneuriales et résidences aristocratiques gasconnes dans l'ancien comté d'Astarac entre le Xème et le XVIème siècle

Abstract : This study of the aristocratic residences of the ancient county of Astarac results from works done between 2003 and 2011. It is part of general survey of the medieval fortresses of Midi-Pyrénées which started in 1994 and aims at evaluating the patrimony of this region. The main purpose was an inventory of fortresses such as mottes, castral platforms, moated sites and ringworks and so aristocratic residences as towers, salas and towers-salas. It shows that the southern part of the Gers department witness the implantation of a number of fortified sites seigniorial and aristocratic residences between the X century and the XVI century. A list of more 320 sites, scattered over 10 cantons was thus drawn up. This work has been completed according to examinations of written documents. An historic work of the ancient county of Astarac and the seigniorial power has been realized to identify proprietary’s statute. Informations from field researches and archival sources made possible an assessment of the populating and the county’s organization.
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Nicolas Guinaudeau. Fortifications seigneuriales et résidences aristocratiques gasconnes dans l'ancien comté d'Astarac entre le Xème et le XVIème siècle. Histoire. Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux III, 2012. Français. ⟨NNT : 2012BOR30015⟩. ⟨tel-00739992⟩

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