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Rouergue



Introduction of Rouergue
Ancient province of S France, in the area now comprisingthe Aveyron department, with its capital at Rodez.Originally a dependency of the feudal counts of Toulouse,it came under the French Crown in 1271,passed to England in 1360 by the Treaty of Bretigny,and in 1368 was returned to France. Later theregion was acquired by the Bourbon family and formedpart of the inheritance of King Henri IV in 1607.Ancient province of S France, in the area now comprisingthe Aveyron department, with its capital at Rodez.Originally a dependency of the feudal counts of Toulouse,it came under the French Crown in 1271,passed to England in 1360 by the Treaty of Bretigny,and in 1368 was returned to France. Later theregion was acquired by the Bourbon family and formedpart of the inheritance of King Henri IV in 1607.

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