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Auvergne

France, central region at the heart of the Massif Central covering approximately the modern departments of Cantal, Puy-de-Dôme and (parts of) Haute-Loire; bounded to the north by the duchy of Bourbon, the west by Limousin, the south by Viadene, the south-east by Gévaudan and the south-west by Quercy. Major towns: Clermont, Montferrand and Riom.

See also barons of Auvergne, Lower Auvergne, people of Auvergne.


Bibliographic References:

Jonathan Sumption, The Hundred Years War, II. Trial by Fire (London: Faber and Faber, 1999), p. 586; idem, The Hundred Years War, III. Divided Houses (London: Faber and Faber, 2009), pp. 209-211 and 685.


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