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The castle of Boussay, located at the limit of Indre and the Loire and Vienna, is registered with the Inventory of the Historic buildings just as its commun runs and its gardens of the 18th century. It should be noted, which is rather

remarkable, that he remained in the same family since the 11th century.

HISTORY
It was founded in 1024 by the barons of PREUILLY, first barons de Touraine (some vestiges of the castle of the barons of
PREUILLY still remain on the heights which dominate the small town of this name. This castle of PREUILLY, enormous and that one said impregnable, in spite of was very taken by the English during the One hundred Year old war and destroyed. There east remained only ruins and a new castle was built on its site at the end of the 19th century).

A little later, Isabelle of PREUILLY brought in dowry the castle of Boussay to the knight PEAN, wire of Barthémély PEAN, one of the knights bannerets created in 1213 per Philippe-Auguste for Touraine.

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