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Troyes


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political
Description
Converted to Christianity 3rd cen.; sacked by Normans 889; site of the great Champagne fairs; gave name to measuring system first used at fairs (troy weights); scene of signing of Treaty of Troyes 1420; scene where Joan of Arc expelled English 1429.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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