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Quercy



Introduction of Quercy
Region and former county, in the area now occupiedby the Lot and Tarnet-Garonne departments, SWFrance. Cahors is its chief city. Dating from Gallo-Roman times, the region came under the counts ofToulouse in the ninth century a.d. Quercy was thesubject of fierce conflict during the Hundred Years'War of 1337 to 1453 and the Wars of Religion from1562 to 1598. It was united with the French Crownin 1472 and included in Guienne province.Region and former county, in the area now occupiedby the Lot and Tarnet-Garonne departments, SWFrance. Cahors is its chief city. Dating from Gallo-Roman times, the region came under the counts ofToulouse in the ninth century a.d. Quercy was thesubject of fierce conflict during the Hundred Years'War of 1337 to 1453 and the Wars of Religion from1562 to 1598. It was united with the French Crownin 1472 and included in Guienne province.

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