Gaston FEBUS

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FrenchBorn Gaston III DE FOIX-BEARN

French writer

Born on May 8, 1331 in Orthez, France , France

Died on August 9, 1391 in L'Hôpital-d'Orion, France

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He was born either in Orthez or Foix, the son of Gaston II/IX (1308–1343).



Béarn had passed to the county of Foix in 1290. Count Gaston III Fébus paid homage to the king for his own county, but starting in 1347 he refused to give homage for Béarn, which he claimed as an independent fief, with its chief seat his stronghold at Pau, a site that had been fortified by the 11th century, which was later made the official capital of Béarn in 1464.

...   He was born either in Orthez or Foix, the son of Gaston II/IX (1308–1343).



Béarn had passed to the county of Foix in 1290. Count Gaston III Fébus paid homage to the king for his own county, but starting in 1347 he refused to give homage for Béarn, which he claimed as an independent fief, with its chief seat his stronghold at Pau, a site that had been fortified by the 11th century, which was later made the official capital of Béarn in 1464.



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