Alengon sentence example

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  • The only remains of the ancient castle of Alengon are two towers of the 15th century, which serve as a prison, and a third of the 14th century known as the Tour Couronnee, to which they are united.
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  • Alengon has a large circular corn-market and a clothmarket.
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  • Alengon is the seat of a prefect and a court of assizes.
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  • This gave rise to a charge of heresy, of which he was acquitted at the national synod held at Alengon in 1637, and presided over by Benjamin Basnage (1580-1652).
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  • With the object of combating the duke of Burgundy's preponderant influence, a league was formed at Gien, including the duke of Orleans and his father-inlaw, the dukes of Berry, Bourbon and Brittany, the count of Alengon and all the other discontented nobles.
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  • During the differences that arose in 1485 between the regent, Anne of Beaujeu, and the dukes of Orleans, Brittany and Alengon, Imbert de Batarn y kept the inhabitants of Orleans faithful to the king.
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  • Fleeing to Germany he raised a small army with which in 1575 he joined Alengon.
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  • Together with that county, it came into the possession of the Alengon and other French families, and after wards into that of the house of Castille, from whom by marriage it fell in 1272 to Edward I., king of England.
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  • He was appointed as one of the judges in the trial of Rene of Alengon, and showed such zeal in the discharge of his functions that Louis XI.
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  • Alengon, a clean, regularly built town with broad handsome streets, is situated in a wide and fertile plain, on the Sarthe at its confluence with the Briante.
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