Doullens

History of the city

  • 931. Herbert II, count de Vermandois, east dispossess by Hugues-the-Large of the castle of Doullens.
  • 936. Demolition of this fortress.
  • 1138. Guarin of Chatillon-Saint-pol., bishop of Amiens, confirms the possessions of the abbey of Saint-Michel of Doullens. (See for the foundation of this monastery the 1st volume of this work, page 164.)
  • 1170. Foundation of the maladrery of Saint-Miser.
  • 1175. St-Thomas of Canterbury dedicates the parish church of Notre-Dame.
  • 1202. Guillaume II, count de Ponthieu, concede a communal charter with the inhabitants.
  • 1211. Conferences of Philippe-Auguste and Guillaume II in the collegiate church of Saint Martin's day whose construction was achevee that year.
  • 1221. Philippe-Auguste confirms the privileges grant has Doullens by Guillaume II.
  • 1225. Doullens, hitherto stronghold driving of the count de Ponthieu and held in arrierefief by the eveche of Amiens, is joined together with the royal field.
  • 1232. Construction of the parish church of Saint-Pierre.
  • 1237. Baudouin of Camp of Avesne, count of Saint-pol., gives up with the inhabitants the right of fouage which he enjoyed in Doullens.
  • 1264. GUI of Chatillon, count of Saint-pol., exempts the inhabitants of Doullens of straight of through and of toll Lucheux has.
  • 1272. Philippe-the-bold the establishment of the hospital confirms.
  • 1315. Louis-the-Hutin gives has Guide Chatillon, count of Saint-pol., the city and chatellenie of Doullens.
  • 1315. Suppression of the prevote of Doullens.
  • 1317. Louis-the-Hutin confirms the privileges of the inhabitants.
  • 1323. Templiers had a house then has Doullens in the street of Maizeaux.
  • 1361. Doullens contributes to the maintenance of the three middle-class men of Amiens sent as an hostage for king Jean.
  • 1363. Letters of this prince, datees of Hesdin, for the construction of the belfry of Doullens on the site of the hotel of Beauval, old house of the counts de Ponthieu.
  • 1365. Charles-the-wise joins together the city and chatellenie of Doullens to the royal field.
  • 1365. Re-establishment of the prevote of Doullens.
  • 1366. Charles-the-wise confirms the privileges of the inhabitants with the help of 500 pounds of gold.
  • 1366. Sentence of the bailliage of Amiens which maintains the echevinage of Doullens in the rights of the Viscount.
  • 1366. One manufactures cloths has Doullens.
  • 1386. Establishment of the room of justice and the prisons in the tower of Beauval.
  • 1406. Letters of Charles VI granting to the echevinage the permission to demolish this tower.
  • 1406. Construction of the hotelde-city.
  • 1417. Passage of Jean-without-Fear, duke of Burgundy, and Henri V, king d' Angleterre.
  • 1417. The inhabitants of Doullens sign a draft of alliance with the Burgundian ambassadors.
  • 1435. Draft of Arras. Charles VII yields Doullens to the duke of Burgundy, Philippe-the-Good.
  • 1438. Establishment of Beguines.
  • 1459. Foundation of the convent of Cordeliers.
  • 1463. Louis XI repurchases Doullens.
  • 1464. Passage of this prince.
  • 1465. Doullens is again yields to the house of Burgundy.
  • 1470-1475. Charles-the-Iemeraire, duke of Burgundy, often come has Doullens.
  • 1475. This city falls to the capacity from Louis XI who orders that it is brulee and that one shaves his fortifications. Here what this prince wrote has Labelliere: '' Mister the governor, I you bucket ceste load and requests from you that you known as has Mr. de Torcy that if ceulx which came has Dourlens are deslogez, whom incontinent one face to put there fire and that all is burned, reserve churches; and if they did not leave, that incontinent that they will be it that one it face to burn well and that there is not defect. Escript has Beauvais the 28e day of July. Loys. ''
  • 1477. The burnt and shaven city was tombee with the capacity of the Burgundian ones. But, with the news of died of Charles-the-Bold, the inhabitants recognized the authority of king de France.
  • 1502. Establishment of the company of the knights large-archers of S T-Sebastien.
  • 1507. Drafting in the hotel-of-city of the local habit of Doullens.
  • 1522. Doullens whose fortifications had been partly restored is again dismantles by the orders of the count of St-pol., with the approach of the English. Those seize Doullens, set fire to it and ransack the churches. Many inhabitants take refuge have Abbeville and have Amiens.
  • 1523. Antoine de Crequi makes build a castle has Doullens.
  • 1526. Fran?ois 1st gives the chatellenie of Doullens has Antoine de Bayencourt.
  • 1526. Passage of Fran?ois I er.
  • 1543. Jean Bitharne composes has Doullens the book of the war as well by sea as by ground and the operation of the Greek fire.
  • 1547. Henri II comes to visit the fortifications of Doullens.
  • 1555. Nicolas de Hantpas, does not have Doullens, publishes has Paris at Michel Vascosan the book of the contemplation of the human nature.
  • 1567. Calvinistes seize Doullens.
  • 1568. They give up the place under the terms of an edict of pacification.
  • 1580. They try without success to return has Doullens.
  • 1586. This place falls to the capacity from the Members of a league.
  • 1594. Doullens recognizes Henri IV. This prince confirms the privileges of the inhabitants.
  • 1595. The Spaniards seize Doullens after a fatal seat.
  • 1598. Doullens is returned to France by the draft of Vervins.
  • 1598. Letter-licences of Henri IV carry new confirmation of the privileges of Doullens.
  • 1613. Construction of the frontage of the hotel-of-city.
  • 1616. Louis XIII confirms the privilegesdes inhabitants.
  • 1633. Completion of the curtains of the citadel, the place of weapons, the shoulder and face of the Richelieu bastions, Royal and Dolphin.
  • 1635. Completion of the half-moons of the citadel.
  • About 1637. Rebuilding of the convent of Cordeliere.
  • 1640. Establishment of the mill has powder.
  • 1642. Foundation of the convent Sister-Gray islands.
  • 1642. Make of Boisguerin, lord of Honlieres, husband of M me of Houlieres, whose poetries have of the celebrity, was lieutenant of the king has Doullens in 1642. The government of this place had much importance. One finds among those to which it was entrusts of Lannoy, Saveuse, Rambures and Blotefierre. We also notice among the gentlemen who, in the course of the XVII E century, were lieutenants of the king has Doullens Adrien de Forcheville, lord of Bezencourt, whose descendants still exist. Several Forcheville are distinguish in our armies. The ground of Forcheville, today Forceville, is situee in Amienois in the vicinity of Oisemont.
  • 1648. The Gabriel father, does not have Doullens, re-elects by his knowledge and by the eloquence of its preachings, publishes has Paris of the astronomical tables.
  • 1652. The cardinal Mazarin east exiles has Doullens.
  • 1672. Demolition of the convents of Cordeliers, the Sisters-Grisee and the hotel of Belleg for the formation of the esplanade of the citadel.
  • 1678. Passage of Louis XIV.
  • 1704. Birth has Doullens of Mr. de Francheville, adviser of the large Frederic, author of a great number of works. Voltaire published under his name the first edition of the Century of Louis XIV.
  • 1710. The Imperial ones try without success to surprise Doullens.
  • 1720. The duke of Maine, wire legitimate of Louis XIV, is put in detention in the citadel of Doullens, at the time of the conspiracy of Cellamare.
  • 1728. Recording at the hotel-of-city of the statutes of the privileged company of the knights large-archers of If-Sebastien.
  • 1729. Louis XV confirms the privileges of this company.
  • 1754. Entered of the duke of Chaulnes names with the general government of Picardy.
  • 1759. Establishment of the public school.
  • 1776. Elie de Beaumont, intendant of finances of the count d' Artois and Ponthieu, takes in the name of this prince possession of the chatellenie of Doullens, old dependence of Ponthieu.

Source: Historical and ecclesiastical files of Picardy and Artois, by Paul Roger 1843.

Description

doullens, French city Department of somme with 12 historical sites listed or simply studied for their remarkable character.
Our database currently includes 12 elements for heritage doullens. You will find the menu and footer links leading you on the description sheets.

There are 3 localities (Place called, location known as) in Doullens : le bon air ; le voyeul de milly ; voyeul de saint sulpice.

listeds buildings (classified and protected) in Doullens

Monuments in Doullens, Doullens has 6 buildings protected. Include :

  1. Ancienne citadelle official reference : PA00116137 ;
  2. official reference : PA00116138 ;
  3. (Arras (rue d')) official reference : PA00116139 ;
  4. Ancienne maison communale (Bourg (rue du)) official reference : PA00116140 ;
  5. official reference : PA80000003 ;
  6. official reference : PA80000056
Please note this list is likely to evolve, the data presented are from 2013.

Places of Culture

Museum doullens, doullens has 1 Museum :

  • Musée Lombart (7, Rue du Musée 80600 doullens)
    Ouvert du mardi au vendredi de 14h à 17h, sur rendes-vous le matin le samedi et le premier dimanche du mois de 10h à 12h et de 14h à 17h.

Librarie doullens, doullens has 1 Librarie :

  • bibliotheque-mediatheque municipale (42 rue jacques mossion 80600 doullens)

Cinema de doullens, doullens has 1 cinema :

  • tivoli (2 rue de lavarenne, 80600 doullens)

Statistics for Doullens

Town or city :
Postcode of city : 80600
Insee code : 80253
Longitude : 2.347184
Latitude : 50.143860
Total population : 7196 people
place called : 3
alley : 4
avenue : 6
boulevard : 7
path : 5
hamlet : 11
dead : 8
place : 6
route : 5
st : 59
lane : 3

Old town house, French Heritage monument to Doullens 3
« Old town house » is a construction of the city of Doullens (France, Somme). Old town house, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Former Hôtel-Dieu, French Heritage monument to Doullens 1
Consisting of a main building and two wings back bracket body. The main body and the West Wing stand on three levels (the last from the elevation between 1848 (...) Former Hôtel-Dieu, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Monument to the dead of the war of 1914, 1918, French Heritage monument to Doullens 10
A special commission was established for the selection of the monument: two projects were proposed, one by the architect Marcel Gogois, the other by the Amiens (...) Monument to the dead of the war of 1914, 1918, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Mill, cotton mill known as spinning Vve Bocking Sydenham, then Sydenham brothers, then Sydenham and co., then father and son Thiriez and Cartier Bresson, then Dollfus Mieg et Cie; currently CFIA chemical plant, French Heritage monument to Doullens 11
« Mill, cotton mill known as spinning Vve Bocking Sydenham, then Sydenham brothers, then Sydenham and co., then father and son Thiriez and Cartier Bresson, then Dollfus Mieg et Cie; currently CFIA chemical plant » is a construction of the city of Doullens (France, Somme). Mill, cotton mill known as spinning Vve Bocking Sydenham, then Sydenham brothers, then Sydenham and co., then father and son Thiriez and Cartier Bresson, then Dollfus Mieg et Cie; currently CFIA chemical plant, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Room of the single command in the Town Hall, French Heritage monument to Doullens 12
Town Hall built in 1898 by architect Anatole Bienaimé. On the first floor, room was the theatre of the meeting, decisive for the fate of the first world war, (...) Room of the single command in the Town Hall, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Plant stationery Daniels, then Horne, then Ball and Horne, then Maisonneuve, Lorna brothers, then the Cenpa Rochette. then Cho tinplate factory, French Heritage monument to Doullens 13
« Plant stationery Daniels, then Horne, then Ball and Horne, then Maisonneuve, Lorna brothers, then the Cenpa Rochette. then Cho tinplate factory » is a construction of the city of Doullens (France, Somme). Plant stationery Daniels, then Horne, then Ball and Horne, then Maisonneuve, Lorna brothers, then the Cenpa Rochette. then Cho tinplate factory, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Old St. Peter's Church, French Heritage monument to Doullens 4
« Old St. Peter's Church » is a construction of the city of Doullens (France, Somme). Old St. Peter's Church, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Jute mill known as spinning rope Saint-Frères, then agricultural cooperative La Doullennaise, French Heritage monument to Doullens 5
Former boiler room roof long sided with remains of circular base fireplace; industrial warehouse on the ground floor, brick, roof long wrench to rump jute (...) Jute mill known as spinning rope Saint-Frères, then agricultural cooperative La Doullennaise, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Spinning, weaving (spinning of Jute, Jute-weaving) known as spinning th. sweat son and co., then weaving th. sweat son and co., French Heritage monument to Doullens 6
« Spinning, weaving (spinning of Jute, Jute-weaving) known as spinning th. sweat son and co., then weaving th. sweat son and co. » is a construction of the city of Doullens (France, Somme). Spinning, weaving (spinning of Jute, Jute-weaving) known as spinning th. sweat son and co., then weaving th. sweat son and co., French Heritage monument to Doullens

Garden of the castle of Hammencourt, French Heritage monument to Doullens 7
« Garden of the castle of Hammencourt » is a construction of the city of Doullens (France, Somme). Garden of the castle of Hammencourt, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Garden of the Château Petit Amplier, French Heritage monument to Doullens 8
« Garden of the Château Petit Amplier » is a construction of the city of Doullens (France, Somme). Garden of the Château Petit Amplier, French Heritage monument to Doullens

Garden of Dr. Marzec, French Heritage monument to Doullens 9
« Garden of Dr. Marzec » is a construction of the city of Doullens (France, Somme). Garden of Dr. Marzec, French Heritage monument to Doullens