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Saintonge

(săNtôNzh`), region of W France, on the Bay of Biscay. It is now part of the Charente-Maritime dept. Cattle and sheep raising, dairying, and the manufacture of cognac from grapes grown along the Charente River are the major occupations; oysters are harvested along the coast. Known as the country of Santones, the region was conquered by the Romans and was occupied (419) by the VisigothsVisigoths
(West Goths), division of the Goths, one of the most important groups of Germans. Having settled in the region W of the Black Sea in the 3d cent. A.D., the Goths soon split into two divisions, the Ostrogoths and the Visigoths.
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 and by Clovis I (507). As a fief of AquitaineAquitaine
, Lat. Aquitania, former duchy and kingdom in SW France. Julius Caesar conquered the Aquitani, an Iberian people of SW Gaul, in 56 B.C. The province that he created occupied the territory between the Garonne River and the Pyrenees; under Roman rule it was
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, it became part of England (1154) following the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine to Henry of Anjou (later Henry II of England). During the Wars of Religion (1562–98), Saintonge was a Protestant stronghold, especially at the city of La RochelleRochelle, La
, city (1990 pop. 73,744), capital of Charente-Maritime dept., W France, on the Bay of Biscay. Industries include naval, aircraft, and automobile construction. La Rochelle is the principal French fishing port on the Atlantic coast. Chartered in the 12th cent.
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. The region was incorporated (1372) into the French crown lands, and was a French province until the Revolution (1789).
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Further back are knights from Quercy, Limousin, Saintonge, Poitou, and Aquitaine, with the valiant Sir Guiscard d'Angle.
4%) children presented with 25(OH)D concentration <20 ng/ml, which was similar to the study performed by Saintonge et al .
Rosenberg, Amelie Saintonge, Kristine Spekkens, Sabrina Stierwalt, Noah Brosch, Karen L.
However, de Fleury (now on extended leave from the Continental Army so that he could be commissioned a major in the French Saintonge Regiment) had to return to America as part of the expeditionary force of General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau, before the medals were finished.
According to the British Library's catalogue, Mallard's Premier livre is "a poetic adaption of a work by the French navigator Jean Alphonse de Saintonge (Les Voyages avantureux du capitaine Ian Alfonce, sainctongeois)" (10) Alphonse is believed to have written his Voyages Avantureux in about 1536.
Paul Bertrand was the son of a first-generation Huguenot refugee from Saintonge, north of Bordeaux.
Enter through the white door at the back of the taqueria 52 rue Saintonge, Paris 75003 The Little Red Door From the street, the entrance to this swanky speakeasy in the heart of the Marais could be mistaken as just another average Parisian threshold.
Teacher enmeshment was measured with the Teacher Enmeshment subscale of the Separation-Individuation Test of Adolescence (SITA; Levine & Saintonge, 1993).
Dr Amelie Saintonge (UCL), and short talks from Sheridan Williams & Nick James.
Saintonge S, Bang H, Vogiatzi MG, Gerber LM Is the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency increasing?
Toutefois, tel qu'exprime par St-Cyr Tribble et Saintonge (1999), il se pourrait que ce soit une illusion parce que les participants ont des caracteristiques homogenes et elles suggerent alors de choisir des sujets marginaux.