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Carcasonne

CARCASSONE   Carcassès (pays). County in southern France;  the town of Carcassone, now the capital of the Department of the Aude, stands on the Canal du Midi and on the River Aude, southeast of Toulouse and west of Narbonne.   The Canal … Continue reading

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Béziers

BÉZIERS Medieval Vicomté in southern France; A Bishopric. The town is on the River Orb and the Canal du Midi, northeast of Narbonne and southwest of Montpellier. In the early middle ages Béziers belonged to the March of Gothia, and … 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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