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Chillon

 

a castle in Switzerland, on the shore of Lake Geneva. The earliest known reference to Chillón dates from 1150. The castle was rebuilt several times between the 13th and 14th centuries. The present chapel was built in the 13th century, and the interior ornamentation dates from the 15th and 16th centuries.

During the Middle Ages, the castle was the residence of the counts and, later, the dukes of Savoy. The Swiss political figure F. Bonivard was imprisoned in the dungeon of Chillón from 1530 until 1536.

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Costello that he had spent the afternoon at Chillon with Miss Daisy Miller.
Prisoner of Chillon, The Historical narrative poem in 14 stanzas by Byron, Lord, published in 1816 in the volume The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems.
It is freely based on the imprisonment of Francois de Bonnivard, a 16th - century Genevan prelate and politician, in the dungeon of Chillon on the edge of Lake Leman.
22 TRIES: D BERRYMAN, G TONIOLATTI, A CHILLON; CONS: M BERGAMASCO .2.; PEN: G GARCIA.
Reps: A Manici, L Leibson, L Romano, J Sarto, F Ferrarini, A Chillon, M Pratichetti, M Visentin.
Reps: L Giovanchelli, A De Marchi, L Redolfini, G Bernini, R Riccioli, A Chillon (capt), F Ruzza, D Odiete.
Montreux - Roche - Securing anchored foundations Viaducts Chillon - Renovation of bridges
El objetivo general es determinar la abundancia de los metales pesados en los sedimentos de quebradas en la region seleccionada y su comparacion con los aspectos geoquimicos con los demas rios al sur de esta region que abarca los rios Huaura, Chancay, Chillon, Rimac, Lurin, Mala, Chilca, Omas.
PETRARCA PADOVA: W Spragg (A Dal Corso, 76mins), F Faggiotto, R Bertetti, A Chillon, N Borgato (S Ambrosio, 52mins), L Mercier (capt) (A Chillon, 51mins), N Leonardi, C Caporello (M Sclosa, 60mins), N Gatto (G Marchetto, 62mins), D Chistolini (M Gastaldi, 41mins), M Filippini (M Barbini, blood 51mins), A Cavalieri, N Bezzati, P Derbyshire, G Padro (Z Ansell, 51mins).
"The Pacific Ocean keeps the coastal growing areas cool in the summer and relatively warm during the winter," explains Gloria Chillon, director of marketing for the company.