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Le Château de Saint Gilles de Bretagne à Créhen
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Site historique, architectural et archéologique de première importance, le château de Gilles de Bretagne a été marqué par la Guerre de succession de Bretagne, par le drame de Gilles de Bretagne en 1450 et les guerres de religion… Ce château du Guildo en Créhen (Côtes-d'Armor) est le lieu où vécut Gilles de Bretagne après son mariage avec Françoise de Dinan et où il fut arrêté pour être emprisonné. Propriété du département, l'édifice datant des XIII e et XIV e siècles est actuellement l'objet de travaux d'aménagement des extérieurs à l'intiative de l'association des Amis du Vieux Château. Triste destinée, que celle de Gilles de Bretagne. Non seulement, ce troisième fils de Jean V ne pourra jamais accéder au trône. Mais en plus, il mourra étranglé en 1450, à l'âge de 26 ans. Meurtre politique ? Non, simple vengeance d'un rival dans une histoire d'amour...

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