Saumur was a castle held by Gelduin Saumur during the reign of Count Fulk Nerra of Anjou (d.1040).  While Count Odo of Blois was busy fighting the Lotharingians in 1037, Fulk attacked his ally Gelduin, took Saumur town and forced the garrison to surrender.  

Why not join me here and at other French castles?  Information on this and other tours can be found at Scholarly Sojourns.


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