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Azay le Rideau. Donald Hubbard 4/7/09 French II 3rd. Background. It was built from 1515 to 1527 Giles Berthelot had the castle built for his wife Eventually, the wife inherited this chateau. Features. 1. Pointed cones

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azay le rideau

Azay le Rideau

Donald Hubbard

4/7/09

French II

3rd

background
Background
  • It was built from 1515 to 1527
  • Giles Berthelot had the castle built for his wife
  • Eventually, the wife inherited this chateau
features
Features
  • 1. Pointed cones
  • 2. High slope slate roof
  • 3. Mideval keep towers
two important events
Two important events
  • 1. Berthelot was accused of embezzlement and was forced to flee the castle.
  • 2. The castle was purchased by the French government in 1628
two important people
Two important people
  • 1. Francois I (King of France at this time)
  • 2. Gilles Berthelot (Founder of this chateau)
personal opinion
Personal Opinion
  • In my opinion this chateau is better than the other castles in the Loire valley. I would live here because this castle is very flashy and I could show my friends the detail on my chateau!
personal opinion cont d
Personal Opinion (Cont’d)
  • This chateau is complemented by the landscape of the Loire valley and even though it is many years old, Azay le Rideau still remains beautiful.
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Quiz
  • 1. In 1628, the French __________ bought Azay le Rideau.
  • 2. Gilles Berthelot fled from this castle because he was accused of __________.
  • 3. This castle was built from ______ to ______.
  • 4. The king of France at this time was ________________.
  • 5. Azay le Rideau was built for the ______ of Gilles Berthelot
web sources
Web sources
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azay-le-Rideau