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Comminges

COMMINGES   Or, Cominges. Former French County in the central Pyrenees, on the upper Garonne; A bishopric in the province of Auch. 1. It is believed that the County was founded in the 9th century by a son of Aznar Sanchez, … Continue reading

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Bordeaux

BORDEAUX City in southwestern France, on the River Garonne, a little above its confluence with the Dordogne to form the Gironde;  the seat of the gouvernement of Guyenne & Gascony, of a généralité and of a Parlement in the Ancien … Continue reading

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Armagnac

ARMAGNAC    Medieval County in Gascony in southwestern France, now mainly in, and forming much of, the Department of the Gers. The original County was much smaller, just the west of the department, and was formed c.960 for the younger son … Continue reading

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