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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › FlandersFlanders - Wikipedia

    Flanders shares its borders with Wallonia in the south, Brussels being an enclave within the Flemish Region. The rest of the border is shared with the Netherlands (Zeelandic Flanders in Zeeland, North Brabant and Limburg) in the north and east, and with France (French Flanders in Hauts-de-France) and the North Sea in the west.

  2. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › CountyCounty - Wikipedia

    A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes in certain modern nations. The term is derived from the Old French conté or cunté denoting a jurisdiction under the sovereignty of a count or a viscount.

  3. www.gutenberg.org › files › 12030The Spectator vol. 1

    May 25, 2017 · 'The Spectator', volume 1 of 3 (plus translations and index), comprising previously unpublished eighteenth-century essays, poetry, letters and opinions, originally edited by Addison and Steele, now available in html form, as a free download from Project Gutenberg

  4. Oct 26, 2017 · Flanders Fields is a name given to the battlegrounds of the Great War located in the medieval County of Flanders, across southern Belgium going through to north-west France. From 1914 to 1918 ...

  5. After France declared war on Spain and the Hapsburg Empire in 1635, a new theater opened in the Thirty Years’ War around Flanders. At Rocroi, the young Duke of Enghien, later Prince of Condé, won his first victory, defeating the Spanish tercios formations that had long…

  6. count, European title of nobility, equivalent to a British earl, ranking in modern times after a marquess or, in countries without marquesses, a duke. The Roman comes was originally a household companion of the emperor, while under the Franks he was a local commander and judge.

  7. The country's early history is indistinguishable from that of the other Iberian peoples. Lusitanians were successively overrun by Celts, Romans, Visigoths, and Moors (711). In 1094 Henry of Burgundy was given the county of Portugal by the king of Castile and León for his success against the Moors.

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