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CONDOMOIS Pays in Gascony in southwest France;  the town of Condom is on the River Baise, a tributary of the Garonne, and is southwest of Agen and northwest of Auch. Its lordship partly passed to the lords of Albret (the … Continue reading

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BASSE-NAVARRE     Lower Navarre; BENAPAROA (Basque).   The part of the Kingdom of Navarre that lay north of the Pyrenees;  in the united Kingdom it formed the district of Ultrapuentos, beyond the passes. After 1512, when Ferdinand II conquered Spanish Navarre, Basse-Navarre … Continue reading

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ALBRET    Lordship in the sandy plain of the Landes in southwestern France, originally centred on Labrit (a variant spelling of Albret), north of Mont-de-Marsan.   It extended in the early 14th century to include the Vicomté of Tartas to the southwest … Continue reading

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