Thursday, 4 April 2013

The Castle of Champlatreux

The Castle of Champlâtreux is a castle of 18th century located in Epinay-Champlâtreux (Val-d'Oise department), which was the country residence of the Molé family illustrious family of Parisian  parliamentary , which belongs to the family of Noailles since nineteenth century. The castle with all its parts built and his park was classified historic monument by decree of 9 March 1989.

The Earth of Champlâtreux was acquired in 1567 by Edward Molé, Chief Magistrate of the parliament of Paris from 1602 and remains its progenery, the family is therefore sometimes called "Molé - Champlâtreux"

Francois Mathieu Molé (1705-1793), chief magistrate of President of Parliament of Paris, used some of the vast fortune of his wife, Felicity Good Bernard, daughter of financial Samuel Bernard to rebuild on a much larger plan, the modest home Louis XIII style inherited from his ancestors. This ancient castle and demolished in 1750.

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