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Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-13 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-13 map







Facts in brief:

Chief town of Atrebates; damaged by Attila 451 & by Northmen 800; ruled by Flanders; medieval center for tapestry manufacture; ceded to Maximilian of Austria 1493; held by Spanish Hapsburgs 1640; taken by Louis XIII of France 1640.

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