Burgundy, Duke of


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  • Burgundy — ( fr. Bourgogne; de. Burgund) is a region historically situated in modern day France and Switzerland, inhabited in turn by Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo Romans), and in the 4th century assigned by Romans to the Germanic people the Burgundians, who …   Wikipedia

  • Burgundy — • In medieval times respectively a kingdom and a duchy, later a province of France Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Burgundy     Burgundy      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Burgundy —    Burgundy was the wealthiest and most powerful state in fifteenth century Europe. During the WARS OF THE ROSES, the principality was the chief rival of FRANCE, and thus always a possible ally for whichever English faction lacked French support …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • BURGUNDY — BURGUNDY, former French duchy (to be distinguished from the county of Burgundy; see Franche Comté ). Jews were living in Burgundy at least from the first half of the ninth century, primarily in Chalon sur Saône and Macon. From the tenth century,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Duke of Touraine — was a title in the Peerage of France, relating to Touraine. Arms of Philippe, Duke of Touraine, later Philip II, Duke of Burgundy. Nowadays, they are arms of Touraine and Indre et Loire It was first created in 1360 for Philip, youngest son of… …   Wikipedia

  • Duke Charles — may refer to: Charles IX of Sweden Charles XIII of Sweden Charles, Duke of Burgundy This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same personal name. If an internal link led yo …   Wikipedia

  • Duke of Burgundy — For the butterfly, see Hamearis lucina. Cross of Burgundy Flag Duke of Burgundy (Fr.: duc de Bourgogne) was a title borne by the rulers of the Duchy of Burgundy, a small portion of traditional lands of Burgundians west of river Saône which in 843 …   Wikipedia

  • Burgundy — /berr geuhn dee/, n., pl. Burgundies for 2, 3, 5, adj. n. 1. French, Bourgogne. a region in central France: a former kingdom, duchy, and province. 2. wine, of many varieties, red and white, mostly still, full, and dry, produced in the Burgundy… …   Universalium

  • Duke — For other uses, see Duke (disambiguation) and Duchess (disambiguation). Royal and noble ranks Emperor Empress King Queen …   Wikipedia

  • Duke of Brabant — Coat of arms of the Dukes of Brabant The Duchy of Brabant was formally erected in 1183/1184. The title Duke of Brabant was created by the German Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in favor of Henry I, son of Godfrey III of Leuven (who was Duke of Lower …   Wikipedia

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