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France, southern; modern department of Ariège; bounded to the south by the Pyrenees, the west by Comminges, the north by the county of Toulouse and the east by Languedoc (France). Historic county established in 1050; in 1290 count Roger-Bernard III acquired Béarn by marriage, linking the two territories.

Bibliographic References:

Jonathan Sumption, The Hundred Years War, III. Divided Houses (London: Faber and Faber, 2009), pp. 680-1; Georges Duby, Atlas historique Duby (Paris: Larousse, 2007), p. 53; Gaston Fébus. Prince soleil 1331–1391 (Paris: Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais, 2011).


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