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"Luçon, lü'söNo', a town of France, in Vendée, 17 miles W. of Fontenay-le-Comte, about 8 miles from the sea, to which it is united by a canal, 10 miles in length. Pop. 6026. It has a communal college, and manufactures of cutlery, linen, oil, liqueurs, and porcelain."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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  • 1317 - Cathédrale Notre-Dame built in Luçon

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1317 - Partition of the Diocese of Poitiers. Creation of the regions of Luçon and Maillezais.

    scott_michaud.tripod.com/ Poitou-history.html

  • 1608 - The most famous bishop was Armand du Plessis who at 23 was appointed bishop in 1608, he declared Lucon "the vilest, muddiest and most unattractive bishopric in France” as the town had never recovered from the wars of religion.

    www.vendee-guide.co.uk/ lucon.htm

  • 1793 - The Battle of Luçon was fought on 14 August 1793 during the French Revolutionary Wars, between forces of the French Republic under General Tuncq and Royalist forces under Gigot d’Elbée.
    The battle was fought near the town of Luçon in Vendée, France, the Royalists were defeated by French Republican forces.
    www.wikipedia.org

  • News 1897 - September 16 - At Lucon, France, an ancient inn has for its sign "The Four Things to be Feared," which is the legend under a painting representing a cat, a monkey, a woman and a judge.

    The Waterloo Press
    Waterloo, Indiana
    September 16, 1897

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    Vue a vol d Oiseau (1900)
  • 1916
    Lucon, a town of France, in Vendee, 17 miles W. of Fontenay-le-Comte, about 8 miles from the Bay of Biscay, to which it is united by a canal 10 miles ...Read MORE...




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  • 1317 - Cathédrale Notre-Dame built in Luçon
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1317 - Partition of the Diocese of Poitiers. Creation of the regions of Luçon and Maillezais.
    scott_michaud.tripod.com/ Poitou-history.html
  • 1608 - The most famous bishop was Armand du Plessis who at 23 was appointed bishop in 1608, he declared Lucon "the vilest, muddiest and most unattractive bishopric in France” as the town had never recovered from the wars of religion.
    www.vendee-guide.co.uk/ lucon.htm
  • 1793 - The Battle of Luçon was fought on 14 August 1793 during the French Revolutionary Wars, between forces of the French Republic under General Tuncq and Royalist forces under Gigot d’Elbée.
    The battle was fought near the town of Luçon in Vendée, France, the Royalists were defeated by French Republican forces. www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1897 - September 16 - At Lucon, France, an ancient inn has for its sign "The Four Things to be Feared," which is the legend under a painting representing a cat, a monkey, a woman and a judge.
    The Waterloo Press
    Waterloo, Indiana
    September 16, 1897
  • 1916
    Lucon, a town of France, in Vendee, 17 miles W. of Fontenay-le-Comte, about 8 miles from the Bay of Biscay, to which it is united by a canal 10 miles ... Read MORE...

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