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Burgundy, France

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Where is Burgundy, France? 

Burgundy (French: Bourgogne; German: Burgund) is a region historically situated in modern-day France and Switzerland, originally inhabited in turn by Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo-Romans), and in the 4th century assigned by Romans to the Germanic people of the Burgundians, who settled there in their own kingdom. This Burgundian kingdom was conquered in the 6th century by Franks who continued this kingdom under their own rule.wikipedia


Burgundy, France - Château de la Rochepot

The Château de la Rochepot is a 13th-century castle, later converted into a château, in the commune of La Rochepot in the Côte d'Or département in Bu
Burgundy, France

Château de la Rochepot

The Château de la Rochepot is a 13th-century castle, later converted into a château, in the commune of La Rochepot in the... Read MORE...
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The Treaty of Arras (1435), which established peace between Burgundy and Charles VII of France, added greatly to the Burgundian domain.
Even so, mercenary bands continued their depredations in Burgundy until 1445, after which the duchy ...Read MORE...

In 1477, at the battle of Nancy during the Burgundian Wars, the last duke Charles the Bold was killed in battle, and the Duchy itself was annexed by France.

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The County of Burgundy remained loosely associated with the Holy Roman Empire (intermittently independent, whence the name "Franche-Comté"), and finally incorporated into France in 1678, with the Treaties of Nijmegen.
In the late 15th and early 16th centuries, the other Burgundian territories provided a power base...Read MORE...

After the French Revolution the province of Burgundy disappeared, divided into the départements of Côte-d’Or, Saône-et-Loire, and Yonne.

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1859
BURGUNDY, an ancient province in the east of France, comprising the Pays de la Monagne, the...Read MORE...

1916
Bur'gundy, one of the largest and most important of the former provinces of France, now forming the ...Read MORE...


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