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Sport Rennes. Five questions you may be asking yourself about the Parliament of Brittany

10:15  02 august  2020
10:15  02 august  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

Rennes. Who will find the statues of the Parliament of Brittany?

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La salle Jobbé-Duval, de 1868, du nom du peintre Félix-Armand Jobbé-Duval, qui a décoré la salle. © Thomas Bregardis / Ouest-France The Jobbé-Duval room, from 1868, named after the painter Félix-Armand Jobbé-Duval, who decorated the room.

It sits majestically in the heart of the city, it is one of the symbols of Rennes: the Parliament of Brittany. Guided tours are organized throughout the summer. Take a look around the walls and behind the scenes of history.

Parliament of Brittany or courthouse?

Both! Today, the premises are home to the Rennes Court of Appeal and the Assize Court. In the beginning, it is the sovereign court of the Parliament of Brittany, created by Henri II, in 1554.

“Initially, the parliamentarians met alternately in Rennes and Nantes” , recalls Lionel Besnard, guide for ten -eight years for the Destination Rennes tourist office. For practical reasons, the seat of parliament was fixed at Rennes in 1561. Until the inauguration of the parliament palace (1655), parliamentarians met in the refectory of the Cordeliers convent, located at the corner of the current streets Hoche and Victor-Hugo.

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The sovereign court of the Parliament of Brittany, like the sixteen other courts existing under the Ancien Régime, was abolished by the decree of September 6, 1790. It was not until Napoleon and the First Empire that the palace was restored and welcomed the Rennes Court of Appeal in 1804.

La salle d’audiences de l’actuelle cour d’assises de Rennes. © Thomas Bregardis / Ouest-France The courtroom of the current Rennes Assize Court.

A palace built on the thirst of the Bretons?

That's right. Henri IV authorized, in 1609, the levying of a tax on wine in Rennes and on cider throughout the diocese to help finance the construction site. The architect Germain Gautier is in charge of the work. As early as 1611, he imagined the construction of the building on the placis Saint-François, a small square located in front of and at the entrance to the current rue Victor-Hugo.

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Gautier's project did not completely appeal to parliamentarians who asked the king for authorization to appeal to the crown architect, Salomon de Brosse, then busy building the Luxembourg Palace in Paris, the current seat of the Senate . The first stone was laid in 1618 and the entire shell (masonry and roofs) will be completed in 1655.

The palace built at the same time as the square?

The whole is harmonious, the Parliament of Brittany and the square it overlooks are one. However, a century separates them! After the construction of the shell, the interior decoration work continued until 1709. In 1720, a gigantic fire ravaged the city of Rennes. “The whole neighborhood burned down. Houses were destroyed to prevent the blaze from spreading to parliament. He was saved ”, underlines Lionel Besnard. The architect Jacques Gabriel, responsible for rebuilding the burnt city, began work with the development of a royal square in front of the palace.

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Pendant l’été, chaque visite du partement de Bretagne est limitée à 20 personnes. © Thomas Bregardis / Ouest-France During the summer, each visit to the Brittany department is limited to 20 people.

Why a “two-tone” facade?

The ground floor is dark, the first floor very bright. Why a two-tone facade for the Parliament of Brittany? Because 'the ground floor is in granite from the region. The first floor, which parliamentarians accessed by a large staircase on the facade which no longer exists, is in tufa stone from the Loire Valley, from the Saumur region ". A very expensive stone at the time, a symbol of power, "especially since the parliament largely dominated the neighboring houses, which were much lower than the current buildings".

Ravaged by fire, really?

He's beautiful, and yet. On the night of February 4 to 5, 1994, the evening of a stormy day of demonstration by Breton fishermen, the parliament was damaged by a gigantic fire. Ten years of work will be necessary to restore it to its luster. Among the saved jewels, the room of the grand'chambre, designed by the great decorator Charles Errard, in 1656. “If this room had burned down, a piece of the history of French decoration would have disappeared” .

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Les salles du parlement de Bretagne sont un écrin à l’art français. © Thomas Bregardis / Ouest-France The chambers of the Parliament of Brittany are a showcase for French art.

Ninety-minute tours are organized daily for groups of up to 20 people. Prices: from € 4.60 to € 7.20. Family rate. Online reservations on the Rennes tourist office website. Phone. 0 891 67 35 35.

Le plafond de la grand' chambre peint par Jean-Baptiste Jouvenet © Thomas Bregardis / Ouest-France The ceiling of the large bedroom painted by Jean-Baptiste Jouvenet

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