Chiny


CHINY

English: Coat of arms of the counts of Chiny. ...

English: Coat of arms of the counts of Chiny. Blazon: Gules crusily fitchy, two barbels addorsed Or. Français : Armoiries des comtes de Chiny. Blasonnement : de gueules semé de croisettes d’or et aux deux bars d’or. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

County in the Holy Roman Empire from the late 10th century.   It was in the western Ardennes, Chiny itself standing on the River Semois, ESE of Bouillon (in southeastern Belgium).  The County was sold in two stages in 1345 and 1364 to the Counts of Luxemburg.

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