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Right a marvel ... Located at the foot of the ramparts of the abbey, medieval garden is simple and plessis square, laid out around a fountain, with more than a hundred plants. Free access

Nouaillé comes from the Latin meaning Novalia land clearing or land which is being renewed. [Ref. necessary] Maupertuis means bad passage in Latin nickname which comes from the Battle of Poitiers (1356) [ref. needed] which saw the defeat of John the Good with an army of 12,000 men against the English Prince of Wales said the Black Prince, because of the color of his armor.

The battle took place September 19, 1356. It was disastrous for the French. King John II the Good and his son were taken prisoner and many lords were killed or taken. It was during this battle that the Dauphin would have uttered his famous phrase: "Father, do you keep to the right, father, do you have left. "The English retired by Gencay, and Couhé Ruffec without attacking Poitiers.

Following the Treaty of Bretigny, a direct consequence of this defeat, France ceded to England, Poitou, Saintonge, Angoumois, Limousin, Perigord, Quercy, and Rouergue.

Like the rest of France, Nouaillé welcomes progress of the French Revolution. The plant and its Tree of Liberty, symbol of the Revolution. He became the rallying point of all the festivals and major events of the Revolution, as the annual Festival of the Federation and cantonal