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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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(county) The county of Burgundy encompassed the area in eastern France known from the 12th century on as Franche-Comté, or ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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(duchy) The Ducatus Burgundiae is first mentioned in 1075, though the title dux was ascribed (918–20) to ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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(kingdom) Three different kingdoms of Burgundy were created and then absorbed by neighbouring kingdoms between late antiquity and the 11th ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Historical region and former duchy of e central France; it now includes the departments of Yonne, Côte-d'Or, Saône et Loire, ...

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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Art & Architecture
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an area of eastern France. In 1361 the last Capetian Duke of Burgundy, Philippe de Rouvres, died and the duchy ...

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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The kingdom of the Burgundians (late 5th - early 6th c.) comprised the region of Lyon and Geneva, Sequania and ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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A kingdom (411–1032) and duchy (1032–1361) which reverted in 1361 to the crown of France. In ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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a region and former duchy of east central France, centred on Dijon. Under a series of strong dukes Burgundy achieved considerable independence from imperial control in the later Middle ... More

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