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Chalon

CHALON    Chalonnais or Chaunois (pays).   Medieval County in southeastern French Burgundy, taking its name from the town of Chalon-sur-Saône, which is today in the Département of Saône-et-Loire and lies north of Mâcon and south of Dijon. When the Carolingian lands … Continue reading

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Autun

AUTUN    Autunois (pays). Medieval County in east central France, in the south of Burgundy, named after a city, which was once the Roman Augustodunum.   It lies southwest of Dijon and northwest of Chalon-sur-Saône, and stands on the River Arroux, a … Continue reading

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