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Lille

facts in brief


Part of Eugene Henry Fricx map, 1709
Part of Eugene Henry Fricx map, 1709






Facts in brief:

Destroyed by Philip Augustus 1214, rebuilt by Joanna, Countess of Flanders; given to King of France 1312; passed to Burgundian possessions and recaptured by Louis XIV 1667; captured by Duke of Marlborough 1708; restored to France by Treaty of Utrecht 1713.

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