A vue of Boulogne-sur-mer at the end of the 16th century. Drawn by Claude Chastillon. This is the first known illustration of Boulogne-sur-mer. To the left (K): the Lower Town or Saint-Nicolas Parish and the Liane river.
(G): The Roman Tower of Order. (B): The Belfry (A): The beautifull Notre-Dame Cathedral built by Ide de Lorraine around 1100 and squandered under the Revolution (1789). (C): The Castle. In the background: England.

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