Castle of Vincennes

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castle of vincennes

The Chateau de Vincennes is a massive 14th and 17th century French royal fortress in the town of Vincennes, to the east of Paris, now a suburb of the metropolis.
It had its origins in a hunting lodge, constructed for Louis VII about 1150 in the forest of Vincennes. Philippe III (in 1274) and Philippe IV (in 1284) were each married there and three 14th-century kings died at Vincennes: Louis X (1316), Philippe V (1322) and Charles IV (1328).

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Location
Vincennes, Val-de-Marne department, France
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Built
14th century

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