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Avignon

facts in brief


Coat of Arms. Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-13 map
Coat of Arms. Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-13 map








Facts in brief:

Conquered by Romans, Goths, Burgundians, Ostrogoths & Franks; formerly part of Arles Kingdom; sold to Pope Clement VI by Joanna I of Naples 1348; seat of papacy 1309-1377 & Avignonese popes during Western Schism 1378-1417; became part of France 1791.

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