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CALVADOS The Département du Calvados (14) is in northwestern France, bordering on the Baie de la Seine, and taking its name from a reef off the coast, a unique source for a departmental name. It was formed out of the … Continue reading
CAEN Généralité for Lower Normandy in northern France, formed in 1542 when the généralité of Normandy was divided. It was named after its capital, the city which had long been the capital of Lower Normandy. It lost some territory to … Continue reading
BESSIN Coastal pays in Lower Normandy, around the city of Bayeux, the seat of a Bishop in the province of Rouen. Scene of most of the Normandy landings in 1944.
BAYEUX Episcopal city in western (Lower) Normandy, the diocese belonging to the province of Rouen. Since 1790 its territory has been the Department of Calvados. The pays around it is the BESSIN.
BASSE-NORMANDIE Lower Normandy. A region in northern France, formed in 1960 and comprising the departments (clockwise from the west) of the Manche, Calvados, and Orne. Lower Normandy had been a traditional division of the old Duchy, with its capital at … Continue reading