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  4. Media
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Information

Name Rennes-le-Chateau
Canton Couiza
Arrondissement Limoux
Department Aude
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Country France
Elevation min 272 m
Elevation max 568 m
Elevation avg 435 m
Land area 14.68 km²
More information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rennes-le-chateau

Rennes-le-Château on Google Maps

Historic names

Source

Year Name
1002 Castellum Redae
1067 Ambos castros de Redez
1068 De Redes
1070 Castrum Redes
1125 Reddae
1130 Castel de Redas
1179 Civitas quae dicitur Redes
1185 Villa de Reddes… territorium Beate Marie de Reddis
1246 Beata Maria de Reddas
1255 Sancta Maria de Reddis
1258 Rezae
1307 Vallis dicta de Redde
1347 Rector de Regnis, alias de Reddis
1571 Règnes
1428-1589 Rehennes
1647 Rénes
1778 Rennes…, un château à quatre tours, dont trois carrées et une ronde
Rènnos

Persons of interest

Name Relation Period
Bernard priest 1724 – 1736
Jean Bigou priest 1736 – 1774
Antoine Bigou priest 1774 – 1791
Camp (curé d’Alaigne) priest 1791 – 1803
Marsan priest 1803 – 1805
Rouger priest 1805 – 1820
Sabarther priest 1820 – 1823
Sadourny priest 1823 – 1832
Blanc priest 1834 – 1836
Barthélemy Pons priest 1836 – 1879
Cézac priest 1879 – 1881
Mocquin priest 1881 (1871) – 1884*
Antoine Croc priest 1884 – 1885
François Bérenger Saunière priest 1885 – 1909 (1917)*
Marty (curé de Coustaussa) priest 1909 – 1917

*Sources report different dates
Main source: Sacerdotibus.nl

Media

Title Source Type
Rennes-le-Chateau video AJ in France video

Aerial photography

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Village from above

Vue aérienne Rennes-le-Château (by Mairie de Rennes-le-Château )

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Landscape from the parking lot

Landscape Tour Magdala (by Kiko León)

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Mitterrand at Rennes-le-Château

Visit of Socialist François Mitterrand to Rennes-le-Château during the 1981 French Presidential campaign. (by André Galaup)

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