Brittany, Duke of


Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses. . 2001.

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  • BRITTANY — (Fr. Bretagne), region and former province of western France and ancient independent duchy. Canon 12 of the ecclesiastical Council of Vannes in Brittany (465) forbade clerics to partake in meals with Jews. At about the same time, Nunechius,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Brittany Ferries — is a French ferry company that runs ships between France, the UK, Ireland and Spain. History1970s and 1980sFollowing the provision of the deep water port at Roscoff, the company was founded in January 1973 at the instigation of Alexis Gourvennec …   Wikipedia

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  • Brittany — Infobox Settlement name =Brittany official name = other name = native name = Breizh nickname = settlement type = total type = motto = imagesize = image caption = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = COA fr… …   Wikipedia

  • Brittany —    As a potential ally with naval resources, and, after 1471, as the place of exile for Henry Tudor, earl of Richmond (see Henry VII, King of England), the last royal claimant of the house of LANCASTER, the French Duchy of Brittany played an… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Brittany — /brit n ee/, n. a region in NW France, on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay: a former duchy and province. French, Bretagne. * * * French Bretagne Peninsula that forms a historical and governmental region, northwestern… …   Universalium

  • Duke of Cornwall — For the steamship, see TSS Duke of Cornwall. HRH The Prince of Wales, the current Duke of Cornwall The Duchy of Cornwall was the first duchy created in the peerage of England. The present Duke of Cornwall is The Prince of Wales, the eldest son of …   Wikipedia

  • Duke of Richmond — Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond. Son of Charles II. The title Duke of Richmond is named after Richmond and its surrounding district of Richmondshire, and has been created several times in the Peerage of England f …   Wikipedia

  • duke — /doohk, dyoohk/, n., v., duked, duking. n. 1. (in Continental Europe) the male ruler of a duchy; the sovereign of a small state. 2. a British nobleman holding the highest hereditary title outside the royal family, ranking immediately below a… …   Universalium

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