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Fécamp

(fākäN`), town (1990 pop. 21,143), Seine-Maritime dept., N France. A major port from the 12th to 17th cent., when Le Havre superseded it, Fécamp is now a resort on the English Channel with a casino, sports facilities, and a beach. The town also has shipyards, and food, textile, and machine-building industries. Fécamp dates back to Roman times. A monastery founded there c.660 became a pilgrimage site. Destroyed by Norsemen, it was rebuilt at the end of the 10th cent. and became the Benedictine Abbey of the Trinity. The abbey church, a magnificent example of 12th-century Norman architecture, has numerous additions from the 14th cent. Fécamp is famous for benedictinebenedictine
, sweet liqueur originated in 1510 by Benedictine monks at Fécamp, France, and now manufactured by a secular concern on the grounds of the old abbey. Every bottle bears the initials of the Latin dedication Deo Optimo Maximo
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 liqueur, which was first made by the monks in the 16th cent. and which is now made by a private company on the grounds of the old abbey.
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The corvette must now, I think, be on her way to Fecamp, must she not?"
The first two Acts were held at Dunkirk and Fecamp. The teams have headed to Les Sables-d'Olonne (July 13-14) for the fourth Act.
Belle Poule A magnificent schooner built in 1932 by the Chantier Naval de Normandie, in Fecamp, for the French Naval Academy (Ecole Navale).
"We have had some good results and some when we would have wanted to do better, but our aim for the Tour was to finish in the top three and we are very close and we can do that in Nice." Sitting in sixth spot after the first Tour Acts in Dunkirk and Fecamp, the Oman Sail entry climbed the leaderboard with strong performances in Jullouville, Arzon -- where they won the Finagaz best boat award - and Les Sables D'Olonne to sit in third place at the half-way point.
The Tour starts with the first Acts in Dunkirk, Fecamp and
Following the first call for tenders organised by French authorities in 2012, EDF Energies Nouvelles' subsidiary, EMF, was awarded 3 offshore wind projects which include: Eoliennes Offshore des Hautes Falaises, with an expected capacity of 498 MW off the coast of Fecamp (English Channel); Parc du Banc de Guerande, with an expected capacity of 480 MW off the coast of Saint-Nazaire (Atlantic coast); and Eoliennes Offshore du Calvados, with an expected capacity of 450 MW off the coast of Courseulles-sur- Mer (English Channel).
The trail he chose towards the sanctuary of Calais, in those days an English outpost, will take you to Dieppe, passing harbour towns Etretat, Fecamp and Saint-Valery-en-Caux.
While venerating the Magdalene's relics at Fecamp, Hugh bit off two fragments with his teeth and handed them to his chaplain, saying "look after these with especial care" (243).
"She tried her best to stay conscious and cling to her board and not let go." Rescuers took her by boat to hospital in Fecamp. A spokesman for France's national maritime rescue service SNCM said it was a "miracle" that Clemence, who lives in Paris but is believed to be Canadian, had survived the ordeal.
on the bottle label was developed at Fecamp, France, in the 16th century?