Where are the stone soldiers of Manoir des gens d’Armes? In Caen

There have been a lot of changes for this old building and something quite spectacular is now missing... There have probably been dwellings on this piece

The wooden phoenix of Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives

For nearly 1000 years, fine produce from across the Pays d’Auge has changed hands in the vast market hall of Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives.  Aromatic sausages, oozing Camembert


The heroic end of Gabriel, comte de Montgomery, in Domfront

Gabriel de Lorges, comte de Montgomery was a hero, rebel and killer of a king.  Not all of this was by choice. The son of Jacques,

The mysterious fortune of the Goupil brothers, in Bagnoles de l’Orne

In 1789 when the Goupil brothers from Tessé-la-Madeleine in the Orne were young men, the French revolution shattered its way across France. Their village was small, their