in the vicinity of Poitiers on 10 October 732. Arsende (de Poitiers) Poitou half, husband of, emillane (Unknown) Poitou married before Feb 0911 location unknown. For example, in 1567, when Maixent Poitevin was mayor, king Henry III came for a visit, and, although some townspeople grumbled about the licentious behaviour of his entourage, Henry smoothed things over with a warm speech acknowledging their allegiance and thanking them for. Citation needed Landmarks and attractions edit Church. Explore, help Center, currency/region, uSD, united States. Poitiers, city, capital of Vienne département, Nouvelle-Aquitaine région, west-central, france, southwest of, paris. 1 The University of Poitiers was founded in 1431. Please see the WikiTree Source page for Medieval Lands for citation examples to replace it with. Paris - 75015, recevez des offres et informations exclusives uniquement réservées à nos abonnés. Citation needed In addition to the University, Poitiers also hosts two engineering schools and two business schools: Since 2001, the city of Poitiers has hosted the first cycle of "the South America, Spain and Portugal" program from the Paris Institute of Political Studies. 2 The city government in Poitiers based its claims to legitimacy on the theory of government where the mayor and ?chevins held jurisdiction of the city's affairs in fief from the king: that is, they swore allegiance and. Content MAY BE copyrighted BY wikitree community members. The old town occupies the slopes and the summit of a plateau which rises 130 feet (40 m) above the streams which surround it on three sides. It is bounded by the régions of Pays de la Loire to the north, Centre to the northeast, and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and France France, country of northwestern Europe. Citation needed Historical population of Poitiers (Source: 2 3 ) Year Population 44,235 52,633 62,178 70,681 81,313 79,350 78,894 83,448 89,000 87,427 Climate edit The climate in the Poitiers area is mild with mild temperature amplitudes, and adequate rainfall. 1 In 1569 Poitiers was defended by Gui de Daillon, comte du Lude, against Gaspard de Coligny, who after an unsuccessful bombardment and seven weeks, retired from a siege he had laid to the town. The team played the French championship playoffs in the 200910 season and was the Pro B French Champion for the season. Hilary, the first known bishop of Poitiers, and was restored in the 19th century. People were living on the site of the present-day city, located along the Seine River some 233 miles (375 km) upstream from the rivers mouth on the English Channel (La Manche by about 7600 bce.