Gascony

Ancient province of southwest France. With Guienne it formed the duchy of Aquitaine in the 12th century. Henry II of England gained possession of it through his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine in...
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Gascony

historical and cultural region encompassing the southwestern French départements of Landes, Gers, and Hautes-Pyrénées and parts of ... [8 related articles]
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Gascony

Gascony (găs'kunē) , Fr. Gascogne, region of SW France. It is now coextensive with the departments of Landes, Gers, and Hautes-Pyrénées and parts of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Lot-et-Garonne, Tarn-et-Garonne, Haute-Garonne, Gironde, and Ariège. The sandy a...
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Gascony

Ancient province of southwest France. With Guienne it formed the duchy of Aquitaine in the 12th century. Henry II of England gained possession of it through his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine in 1152, and it was often in English hands until 1451. Thereafter it was ruled by the king of France until it was united with the French royal domain in 160...
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Gascony

Gascony (i; Gascogne ɡaskɔɲ; Gascon: Gasconha ɡasˈkuɲɔ) is an area of southwest France that was part of the `Province of Guyenne and Gascony` prior to the French Revolution. The region is vaguely defined and the distinction between Guyenne and Gascony is unclear; sometimes they are considered to overlap, and sometimes Gascony is considere.....
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