Daily Archives: July 15, 2013


BUCHAN Province in northeastern Scotland, at the eastern end of the shoulder of Scotland, south of the Moray Firth.   It lay between the Rivers Don and Deveron and had been the north of the Pictish province of Ce.   Ce was … Continue reading

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BUCCHORN Imperial Free City in southwestern Germany, now the greater part of  the town of FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, which stands on the northern shores of Lake Constance (Bodensee) and  is the capital of Bodenseekreis in Baden-Württemberg. Bucchorn was the capital of a … Continue reading

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BUCH District in Gascony in southwestern France, on the southern side of the Arcachon Basin, an inlet of the Bay of Biscay, WSW of Bordeaux. Its lord was known as the Captal (i.e. Captain, Chieftain) de Buch.   In the 14th … Continue reading

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Brześć Kujawski

BRZEŚĆ KUJAWSKI Palatinate in the Kingdom of Poland, centred on the Vistula, west of Mazovia and southwest of the Duchy of Prussia. It was named after its capital, which is WSW of Włocławek.   Its territory was part of the old principality … Continue reading

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BRZESC Polish name of BREST (Litovsk).

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BRZEG Polish, and present, name of BRIEG.

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BRYCHEINIOG Inland Kingdom in southeastern Wales, in and around the valley of the upper River Usk;  its lands are now, roughly speaking, the south of the county of Powys. Its traditional founder was Brychan, the son of an Irish King … Continue reading

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