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Cahors

CAHORS City of southwest France, on the River Lot, a tributary of the Garonne, and north of Toulouse.   It was the capital of  QUERCY (both city and province are called after the Cadurci, a Gaulish tribe) and the seat of … Continue reading

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Auvergne

AUVERGNE Former gouvernement; Present Region. in south central France. The valley of the northward flowing River Allier is the core of the region; the Monts du Forez and the Monts du Velay border it on the east (though in early … Continue reading

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Albi

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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