Few chronological benchmarks
Few chronological benchmarks
1314: Death of Philip the 4th. His sons are successors to “the cursed kings”.1328: Advent of Phillip the 6th, first Valois King.1337: Edouard EDWARD the 3rd, King of England, claims his rights on the French crown . The Beginning of the hundred year war.
1350: Advent of Jean the 2nd. Defeat at Poitiers.1364: Advent of Charles the 5th. Recapture of France after falling into the hands of The British
1380: Advent of Charles the 6th, suffering a mental illness , he let his wife Isabeau of Bavière, rule the country.
1422: Advent of Charles the 7th. Il établit le pouvoir royal en Touraine, à Chinon et à Loches.
1429: Coronation of Charles the 7th his reign was in the company of Joan of Arc.
1451: Jean Doulcet settled in Beauregard with the approval of Charles of Orleans, the duke of Orleans.
1453: Battle of Castillon. The end of the hundred year war.
1461: Advent of Louis the 11th.
1477: Death of Charles the Reckless, duke of Burgundy, annexation of Burgundy.
1483: Advent of Charles the 8th, regency of Anne and Pierre of Beaujeu, his aunt and uncle.
1491: Union of Charles the 8th and Anne, duchess of Brittany. The royal court settles in Amboise.
1492: Christopher Columbus discovers the New World.
1494: Beginning of italian conquest. Renaissance arrives in the Loire Valley.
1495: Beauregard is erected in seigneury (allowed to build a dovecote).
1498: Advent of Louis the 12th. The royal court established in Blois.
1499: François Doulcet convicted of fraud towards Louis 12th; Beauregard is taken from him and returned to the Crown’s possessions.
1515: Advent of Francis the 1st, victory in Marignan.
1517: Beginning of Chambord’s construction.
1519: Charles Quint (or Charles the 5th) is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Germanic Empire.
1520: the land of Beauregard becomes the hunting lodge of Chambord.
1521: Francis the 1st gives Beauregard to his uncle, the great bastard of Rene Savoy.
1525: Defeat of Pavie, Francis the 1st is taken as a prisoner in Spain.
1545: Jean du Thier, secretary of state buys Beauregard for 2000 pieces of gold.
1547: Advent of Henry the 2nd.
1554: Order and building of the Bell’s study by Scibec de Carpi.
1559: Advent of Francis the 2nd and Marie Stuart Queen of Scots.
1560: Conspiracy of Amboise. Advent of Charles the 9th, regency of Catherine de Medici.
1566: Florimond Robertet financial officer of French kings purchased Beauregard.
1572: (24th august) Saint Barthelme’s massacre of Protestants in Paris.
1574: Advent of Henry the 3rd.
1579: Beauregard is listed in the book « the most excellent buildings of France » written by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau.
1588: Murder of Henry of Guise and his brother, Louis of Lorraine in the château of Blois.
1589: Murder of Henry the 3rd by monk Jacques Clement. Advent of Henri the 4th, from the Bourbon family.
1593: Religious conversion of Henry the 4th.
1598: Signature of the Edit de Nantes (according safe places to Protestants).
1600: Wedding of Henry the 4th and Marie de Medici.
1610: Murder of Henry the 4th by Ravaillac in paris. Advent of Louis the 13th.
1617: Paul Ardier purchased Beauregard.
1620: Beginning of the layout of the Portraits Gallery.
1624: Richelieu, prime minister.
1626: Richelieu visits Beauregard.
1638: Death of Paul Ardier in Beauregard. His son Paul takes over his father’s work in the gallery.
1642: Mazarin, prime minister.
1643: Advent of Louis the 14th. Regency of Anne of Austria, his mother.
1655: The Grande Mademoiselle (cousin of Louis the 14th) visits Beauregard.
1661: Louis the 14th takes the effective power.
1715: Advent of Louis the 15th.
1774: Advent of Louis the 16th.
1792: Monarchy ends.
1804: First Empire.
1816: Beauregard is out of the Ardier family property. Purchased by the Viscount of Préval.
1850: Purchase by the Count of Cholet. Restoration by Mr de la Morandière.
1852: Second Empire.
1862: Beauregard is listed as a Historical Monument.
1871: Third Republique.
1912: Purchase of Beauregard by Mr Tillier. Château being modernized.
1925: Purchase of the château by Mrs de Gossellin which her descendants still inhabit.
1986: Beginning of the restoration work of the 327 portraits in the gallery.
1992: The park is registered in the inventory of the Historical Monument.
1992: Gardener Gilles Clément redraws the park inspired by historial drawings. Opening of the Garden portraits
2006: Park of Beauregard is given the label « Remarquable Garden ».
2011: Inauguration of the first international salon of Portraits.
2011: Launch of Beauregard on Facebook.
2012: Beauregard welcomes the exhibition « their dogs » from Antoine Schneck, gathering great pictures of celebrities pets Alphonse Mitterrand, Uma Adjani, Moujick IV Saint Laurent or Loopy Auteuil … dozens of loyal companions are here next to the 327 portraits of famous men and women of history.
2012: Launching of the first International Festival of Animal Portraits