Talmont castle, in the Vendée which is south of Les Sables d'Olonne, stands proud and imposing on a rocky spur that dominates the town. Richard the Lionheart often stayed at this stronghold, also the promerty of famous families. The castle witnessed the tragedy, plots and glorious battles of powerful english and french people. This well documented book, from reliable sources, tells the turbulent history of the castle Talmont Princes and much more. Its rich content offers readers a commentated 1 000 year journey through not only Talmondais but also France's history.