First fortification called jacketwall, Gisors fortified castle, 11th century, by the second son of William the Conqueror, Gisors, Eure, France. Gisors was the main military stronghold between the two vexins, the French and the Norman ones. Listed as historical monument in 1862. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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First fortification called jacketwall, Gisors fortified castle, 11th century, by the second son of William the Conqueror, Gisors, Eure, France. Gisors was the main military stronghold between the two vexins, the French and the Norman ones. Listed as historical monument in 1862. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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