Online Froissart


France, Midi-Pyrénées; corresponds approximately to the modern department of Aveyron; traversed from east to west by the River Aveyron which flows through Rodez, the major city; bounded to the north by Viadene and Auvergne; the west by the Causses de Gramat and Limogne, and by Quercy; the south by Languedoc and the east by Gévaudan and the Causses du Larzac; to the north-east by the Causse de Sauveterre; (ceded to the English in 1360 under the treaty of Brétigny; held by them until early 1369).

Bibliographic References:

Olivier Guyotjeannin, Atlas historique de France, IXe-XVe siècle (Paris: Editions Autrement, 2005), p. 61; Anne Curry, The Hundred Years War 1337–1453, Osprey Essential Histories (Botley: Osprey Publishing, 2002), pp. ix, 73 and 75; Jonathan Sumption, The Hundred Years War, II. Trial by Fire (London: Faber and Faber, 1999), p. 581; idem, The Hundred Years War, III. Divided Houses (London: Faber and Faber, 2009), pp. 23, 209 and 808; Georges Duby, Atlas historique Duby (Paris: Larousse, 2007), pp. 128-9; Richard Barber, Edward, Prince of Wales and Aquitaine: A Biography of the Black Prince (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1978), p. 176.


Click here to find all occurrences of this name.