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Constance ~ Bishopric

CONSTANCE, Bishopric.   KONSTANZ. From the early 7th century there was a Bishop in Constance, a city of southern Germany, which stands at the outlet to the lake of that name (Bodensee in German). The diocese was originally in the province … Continue reading

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CLERMONT-EN-ARGONNE   WSW of Verdun, was held by the Counts of Bar as a fief of the Bishops of Verdun (and so, although west of the Meuse, was not part of the Barrois mouvant, for which the Counts of Bar … Continue reading

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CHUR    Quera (Romansch); Caira (It); Coire (Fr). Diocese in the old Roman province of Rhaetia, including most of the present Swiss Canton of Graubünden (the upper valleys of the Rhine and the Inn) and also the upper valley of the … Continue reading

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ALBI    Capital of the Albigeois, a medieval County in southwestern France;  the town of Albi, which stands on the River Tarn, has also been the seat of a Bishop – an Archbishop since 1678. The County came early into the … Continue reading

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