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Provins



Introduction of Provins
Resort town, approximately 25 E of Melun, E Seineet-Marne department, N France. Founded by theRomans, it was an important medieval commercialtown from the ninth to 13th centuries and playedhost to one of the famous fairs of Champagne. It wasdevastated by the plague in the 14th century and wasattacked and conquered in 1592 by Henry IV's troopsduring the Wars of Religion. There are medieval rampartsand churches in the town.Resort town, approximately 25 E of Melun, E Seineet-Marne department, N France. Founded by theRomans, it was an important medieval commercialtown from the ninth to 13th centuries and playedhost to one of the famous fairs of Champagne. It wasdevastated by the plague in the 14th century and wasattacked and conquered in 1592 by Henry IV's troopsduring the Wars of Religion. There are medieval rampartsand churches in the town.

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