A Bastide is a fortified town built in medieval
Languedoc, Gascony and Aquitaine during the
thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, although some
authorities count Mont-de-Marsan and Montauban,
which was founded in 1144, as the first bastides.
For more information on the Bastides,
go to Wikipedia Fortified Towns and Manor Houses
The Bastide Family and Paul Bastide
Paul Bastide is part of the larger Bastide family,
and maintains this site as a personal hobby. You may
request his resume and contact him for more information
Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information about he and the Bastides.
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