Vervins sentence example

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  • Aisne is divided into five arrondissements - St Quentin and Vervins in the north, Laon in the centre, and Soissons and CIA, teau-Thierry in the south - and contains 37 cantons and 841 communes.
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  • It was held by the Spaniards from 1595 to 1598, but was restored to France by the treaty of Vervins.
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  • In 1595 it was besieged and occupied by the Spaniards, but was restored to France by the treaty of Vervins (1598).
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  • The peace of Vervins in 1598 greatly reduced his apparent importance abroad, and Perez now tried to obtain the pardon of Philip III., that he might return to his native country.
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  • The duke of Savoy, who had held back from the treaty of Vervins in 1598, signed the treaty of Lyons in 1601; in exchange for the marquisate of Saluzzo, France acquired Bresse, Bugey, Valromey and the bailliage of Gex.
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  • But exhaustion of each other, by which only England and Holland profited, brought about the Peace of Vervins.
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