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Limousin

France, centre (modern departments of Corrèze, Creuse and Haute-Vienne); bounded to the north-east by La Marche, the east by Auvergne, the north-west by Poitou, the west by Périgord and Angoumois, and the south by Quercy. Principal city: Limoges, many of whose surrounding fortresses (including Chalusset, Rochechouart, Isle, Châlus, etc) were occupied by routier garrisons during the early 1370s.

See people of Limousin.


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. 77-81, 95-9, 110, 163-4, 167 and 209.


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