Steve Cushing Impresionist Fine Art Photography

Steve Cushing Impresionist Fine Art Photography

Embracing imperfection, recording emotions, one impression at a time…

Château Grézan

Originally Château Grézan was a Roman villa, home of a centurion. It later attracted the pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostelle.

  • From the end of the 12th century to 1307, the Order of the Knights Templiers (a religious and military order from the Christian chivalry of the Middle Ages) formed commanderies throughout Europe, including one in Grézan. These commanderies were landholdings allowing, in particular, to raise funds intended to finance the Crusades in the Holy Land.

  • On Friday, October 13, 1307, by order of King Philip the Bel, the Templiers were arrested, the order was dissolved in 1312, Grézan became a commandery of the Order of Hospitaliers.

  • In 1824, the Mirepoix family began to rebuild the chateaux as we know it today.

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