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Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It lies on the banks of the Loire River, 17 miles east of Tours. Today a small market town, it was once home of the French royal court. The town of Amboise is also only about 11 miles away from the historic Ch√Ęteau de Chenonceau, situated on the Cher River near the small village of Chenonceaux. Its former name was Ambacia, from the old name of the river and marsh Amasse.

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Google previewThe Rough Guide to France (2003)

by Rough Guides (Firm), David Abram

Amboise and around Twenty kilometres upstream ofTours, AMBOISE is a prim little riverside town trading on long-gone splendours, notably its impressive but disappointingly empty chateau and Leonardo da Vinci's peaceful residence of ...

Google previewIslands and Military Orders, C.1291-c.1798 (2016)

by Emanuel Buttigieg, Simon Phillips

built under the rule of Grand Master Emery d' Amboise is a very interesting work of artillery defence (Figure 17.2). It is similar to others built by the Hospitallers roughly at the same time during the late fifteenth ...

Google previewThe Living Age (1913)

Bussy d'Amboise is a gallant gentleman and the embodiment of the chivalric ideal, and acquits himself bravely .

Google previewThe Car That Went Abroad: Motoring Through the Golden Age (2017)

by Albert Paine

Amboise is a splendid structure from without, but, unlike Chenonceaux, it is interesting within only for what it has been.

Google previewThe True Prophecies Or Prognostications of Michael Nostradamus ... Translated and Commented by Theophilus de Garencieres (1685)

by Michel de NOSTREDAME

Amboise is a Town in France upon the River of Laire, The two last Verses being inperfect, admits of no interpretation, onely to let the . know that Poitiersita verygreat City in France, and Capitalofthe Province of Poitou, French, LI II, French .

Google previewAmerican Architect and Architecture (1892)

Amboise is an uninteresting little town, with four or five thousand inhabitants. The castle is very high up in the air. As a partial compensation for preliminary climbing, the view over the Loire valley is wide and beautiful. The present owner is the ...

Google previewA Universal Biographical Dictionary ... To which is added a dictionary of the principal divinities and heroes of Grecian and Roman mythology: and a biographical dictionary of eminent living characters. [By Charles N. Baldwin.] (1825)

AMBOISE, Francois d', son of the surgeon to Charles ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

AMBOISE, a town of central France in the department of IndreetLoire, on the left bank of the Loire, 12 m. E. of Tours by the Orleans railway. Pop. (1906) 4632. Amboise owes its celebrity to the imposing chateau which overlooks the Loire ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Aimery D'Amboise, a brother of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

AMBOISE, a town of France, in the former province of Touraine, now the department of the Indre and Loire, seated at the confluence of the rivers'Loire and Masse. The town is the capital of a district, and has been rendered famous in history by ...

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