Château du Bosc Théroulde

Bosc-Guérard-Saint-Adrien, France

In 1598, Jacques Le Faë, Adviser to the King, acquired the property from the Cormeilles Family and built the present Château du Bosc Théroulde. Built in Louis XIII style of bricks, construction started in 1616 was completed in 1632. He married Anne Petit, then died in 1630, and the estate is ruled by his wife on behalf of her nobles children until 1637. Adrien Le Faë inherited the estate and was made escuyer in 1640. He built the chapel (1646–1648) along the château, named after his patron saint, after being saved from the plague of Rouen (in 1637 in Rouen 11,000 people died in 10 months).

Louis Pierre François René de Berthost acquired the estate in 1753. He rebuilt the château and acquired on in 1782 most of the land that would form the estate of le Bosc Théroulde. Since the death of last owner Glenn Souham (1952–1986), the estate was left with no heir and the property future has been unknown.



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