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Boulogne

BOULOGNE    Boulonnais (pays). A medieval county in northern France; A petit gouvernement in the Ancien Régime; A Bishopric. The town of Boulogne-sur-Mer stands on  the English Channel as it becomes the Straits of Dover. 1.  The County was an old … Continue reading

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Beauvais

BEAUVAIS     City in northern France, north of Paris, east of Rouen, and south of Amiens; the seat of a Bishop, who was one of the six ecclesiastical Peers of France.   He held the County of Beauvaisis from the … Continue reading

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Auxerre

AUXERRE     Auxerrois (pays). County in central France;  the city is on the River Yonne, southwest of Troyes and northwest of Dijon.   The city was also the head of a diocese that belonged to the province of Sens and was abolished … Continue reading

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