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Aquitaine

France, principality created by Edward III for his eldest son Edward, prince of Wales and Aquitaine, from 1362; extended, until 1370 (reconquered by Charles V and his generals) from northern Poitou to the eastern borders of Rouergue, taking in Limousin, Périgord, Quercy and Rouergue to the south-east, Angoumois, Saintonge and Gascony at the centre and to the west, Agenais and Armagnac to the south.

See also barons of Aquitaine, people of Aquitaine.


Bibliographic References:

Jonathan Sumption, The Hundred Years War, II. Trial by Fire (London: Faber and Faber, 1999), p. 446; idem, The Hundred Years War, III. Divided Houses (London: Faber and Faber, 2009), pp. 154-5, 685 and 870; Richard Barber, Edward, Prince of Wales and Aquitaine: A Biography of the Black Prince (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1978), p. 176; Georges Duby, Atlas historique Duby (Paris: Larousse, 2007), pp. 128-9.


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