History and visit the Rue Barbette in Paris
The Rue Barbette is a important way linking the 3rd arrondissement street Elzévir the rue Vieille-du-Temple. This street is in no way to be confused with the rue Vieille-du-Temple, which also is called once Rue Barbette. The Rue Barbette created around 1563 is 165 meters long and has a width of 10 meters.
This street takes its name from the hotel which took its name Barbette Etienne Barbette, master of currencies who lived in the late 13th century. At the time, King Philip the Fair at the instigation of Etienne Barbette altered three times currencies, which angered the crowd. After the master of money, the hotel passed into the hands of mistress Diane de Poitiers and Henri II d’Aumale and duchesses of Bouillon.
The Rue Barbette therefore retained in it the history of sedition which nearly cost the throne to King Philip le Bel. The angry mob broke Hotel Barbette, is baited on the beautiful house and uprooted trees in the garden. After weathering history of currencies Etienne Barbette, Philippe le Bel decided to hang 28 prisoners to Paris 4 entries.
Currently, far from the turbulent era of Philippe-le-Bel, the Rue Barbette no longer has enough special places if not the building at No. 16. However, it retains forever the history of several important figures in the history of France as the magistrate Lefèvre Ormesson who lived at No. 43, M. Bigot de Morogues who was a former steward of the marine Britain and many more.
Transfer to the Rue Barbette in Paris
The Rue Barbette is 18.4 km from Orly Airport to 27.8 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 88 km from Paris Beauvais airport.