King Rene Knight of Arts - 1409/2009

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By Behydezell
600th Anniversary of King René, Duke of Anjou

Throughout 2009 the Chateau d’Angers (49 Maine-et-Loire) in the heart of the Loire Valley, celebrates the 600th Anniversary of King René, Duke of Anjou and “Knight of the Arts” who was born there on 16 January 1409.

Ten sites in the province of Anjou invite you to celebrate this 600th anniversary through a wide range of events recalling this multifaceted and remarkable character.All through the year 2009, let you be driven to an unexpected tour: tournaments and exhibitions, concerts and falconry shows, conferences and outstanding visits.

... And a great exhibition of famous medieval manuscripts of King René in Angers's Castle in October.

I created a link for the event and speaking about the manuscripts including images.…

Barthelemy d'Eyck , illuminator of King René of Anjou…

Some others interessants links I created or discovered and I dedicace for my fans which have contributed to this score !

- Medieval modelbooks :…
- Armour in graphic arts :…
- Heraldry in manuscipts :…
- Treasures of printing :…
- Medieval card games :…
- List of facsimile :…
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eliz-rivenstar's avatar
There is an english site : [link]

Thanks for posting this, I might not have found it otherwise. Planning trip to France now!
patty-space's avatar
Very Cool. I wish the site was in English. I watch for updates. :)