Nogent-le-Rotrou is a commune in the west of the Eure-et-Loir department in north-central France. It is a sub-prefecture and is located on the Huisne River, 56 kilometers west of Chartres on the RN23. It was the former capital of the county of Perche.
The most famous site in Nogent-le-Rotrou is the Château Saint Jean.
The lioness of Acadia: in March 1640, a young woman left her safe and familiar life in France for the New World to marry a man she may have met only once in her life. Swept up in adventure, she became one of Canada's greatest heroines.(Francoise-Marie Jacquelin)(Biography)
Feb 01, 2007; Francoise-Marie Jacquelin was born into an upper middle-class family in the city of Nogent-le-Rotrou in France in 1621....