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1) Bretigny, Treaty of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...England and France at Bretigny, a village near Chartres, France. It marked a low point in French fortunes in the Hundred Years War. After John II of France, who had...

2) Angoumois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Angouleme is the historic capital and chief city. In the region is the Charente valley, with its excellent vineyards; the brandy made from their grapes is named for...

3) Rouergue. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Massif Central, coextensive with the present Aveyron dept. Rodez, the historic capital, and Millau are the chief towns. One of the most mountainous areas of France,...

4) John II, king of France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John II, king of France, (John the Good), 1319-64, king of France (1350-64), son and successor of King Philip VI. An inept ruler, he began his reign by executing...

5) Du Guesclin, Bertrand. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...France (1370-80), greatest French soldier of his time. A Breton, he initially served Charles of Blois in the War of the Breton Succession. Charles was supported by...

6) Hundred Years War. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hundred Years War, 1337-1453, conflict between England and France. 1 CausesIts basic cause was a dynastic quarrel that originated when the conquest of England by...

7) Edward III. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Edward III, 1312-77, king of England (1327-77), son of Edward II and Isabella. 1 Early LifeHe was made earl of Chester in 1320 and duke of Aquitaine in 1325 and accompanied...

8) Normandy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Normandy is a region of flat farmland, forests, and gentle hills. The economy is based on cattle raising, fishing, and tourism. In Rouen (the historic capital), Le...

9) France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French Republic, republic (1999 pop. 58,416,500), 211,207 sq mi (547,026 sq km), W Europe. France is bordered by the English Channel (N), the Atlantic Ocean and the...

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