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  1. Flanders, French Flandre, Flemish Vlaanderen, medieval principality in the southwest of the Low Countries, now included in the French département of Nord (q.v.), the Belgian provinces of East Flanders and West Flanders (qq.v.), and the Dutch province of Zeeland (q.v.). The name appeared as early as the 8th century and is believed to mean “Lowland,” or “Flooded Land.” The origins of ...

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    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.

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    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 comté denoting a jurisdiction under the sovereignty of a count or a viscount.

  4. In history of Europe: The bourgeoisie. In France the expectations of the bourgeoisie were roused by education and relative affluence to the point at which they could be a revolutionary force once the breakdown of royal government and its recourse to a representative assembly had given them the voice they had lacked.…

  5. 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.

  6. Oct 19, 2021 · Philippe IV le Bel, roi de France in GenealogieOnline Family Tree Index Philip Iv Capet Added 2020-12-22 03:28:38 -0800 by Dr Will Jr (G#- RY5777771)