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Former Roman garrison town (Augusta Suessionum); political and ecclesiastical capital of prime significance under the Merovingians and Carolingians, second only to Rheims. A communal government lasted there from c.1116 to 1325.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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