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Bourges

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-10 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-10 map








Facts in brief:

Taken by Julius Caesar 52 BC; St. Ursin brought Christianity here 3rd cen.; residence of Charles VII during Hundred Years' War; winter residence of Joan of Arc; birthplace of Louis XI; site of many medieval councils; has much Gothic architecture.

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