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Brabant ~ Duchy

BRABANT ~ Duchy The former Duchy of Brabant covers much of central and northern Belgium and the central southern Netherlands, but Brabant was originally the name of a much smaller district, which lay to the east of Flanders, roughly between the … Continue reading

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ARTOIS Medieval County; An Ancien Régime gouvernement in northern France.  Originally the district around the city of Arras, it later included the Ternois to the west and northwest and the districts around Bethune and St Omer. In the later 9th … Continue reading

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