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Rouen

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-9 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-9 map








Facts in brief:

Former center of the Rotomagi; invaded by Normans 9th cen.; occupied by England 1418-1449; site of trial & execution of Joan of Arc 1431; taken by Huguenots 1562; held by Germany 1870; site of famous 13th-cen. Gothic cathedral damaged in World War II.

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