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Horloge astronomique ~ Originally from the 14th century - remodeled several times - A series of controllers are set in motion several times a day - In the XII century it was chosen for the consecration of Pope John XXII - In 1600, it's where Henri IV married Marie de Medici - In 1943, the Sixth Grand Pardon was celebrated here (event celebrated approx. once every century, when Corpus Christi coincides on June 24th, with the feast day of St John the Baptist, to whom the church is dedicated.)

June 24th-28th is our Da Vinci week 318-242-0042

Happy anniversary to Lorenzo de Medici and Clarice Orsini, married in Florence on June 4,1469.

Poliziano, Angelo Ambrogini, detto il (1454-1494), painting by Domenico Ghirlandaio, Angelo Poliziano e Piero de' Medici (Firenze, Cappella Sassetti, Santa Trinita)

Portrait of Gian Galeazzo Sforza (c. 1483) by Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis

oursoulsaredamned: John the Baptist-Leonardo da Vinci.-