Ville-sous-La-Ferté


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Ville-sous-La-Ferté

(vēl-so͞o-lä-fĕrtā`), village (1993 est. pop. 1,455), NE France. It is famous for its nearby abbey (now a prison) of Clairvaux, founded (1115) by St. Bernard of Clairvaux. The abbey was suppressed in the French Revolution.