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le Château d'Effiat

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Hidden : 01/02/2011
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Effiat Le château d'Effiat
 

      Le château d'Effiat appartenait à Gilbert Antoine Coiffier Ruzé, ami de Richelieu, conseiller du roi en 1625 et dont les terres furent érigées en marquisat en 1627. Il devint maréchal de France en 1631. Le marquis d'Effiat était le père de Cinq-Mars qui mena la dernière des nombreuses conspirations contre le puissant Premier ministre, le cardinal de Richelieu. Il conçoit pour Effiat un vaste projet liant urbanisme, architecture, agriculture, réseaux de communication, encadrement militaire et religieux. Il projette de créer à Effiat une ville nouvelle au tracé géométrique, faisant appel à de grands architectes comme Jacques Lemercier, Clément Metezeau et au jardinier du roi, André Mollet. Les travaux furent menés en deux campagnes, de 1626 à 1628, puis de 1630 à 1632 pour l'embellissement du château, la construction d'une église, du collège de l'oratoire et d'un hôpital. A sa mort, les travaux du château furent poursuivis, mais le projet de ville fut abandonné.

      Castle Effiat belonged to Gilbert Antoine Coiffier Ruze, a friend of Richelieu, adviser to the king in 1625 and whose lands were set in marquis in 1627. He became Marshal of France in 1631. The Marquis of Effiat was the father of Cinq-Mars, who led the latest of many conspiracies against the powerful prime minister, Cardinal Richelieu. He designs for a major project linking Effiat planning, architecture, agriculture, communication networks, military and religious guidance. He plans to create a new town Effiat the geometric path, using renowned architects like Jacques Lemercier, Clement Métezeau and the king's gardener, André Mollet. The work was conducted in two seasons, from 1626 to 1628, then from 1630 to 1632 for the beautification of the castle, the building of a church, the college's chapel and a hospital. At his death, the work of the castle were prosecuted, but the city project was abandoned.


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