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  Angers
Angers, the capital of the historic province of Anjou, is considered one of the most beautiful cities in France.
When Henry IV came to the throne the destruction came to a halt and Angers was the scene of the engagement of Cesar of Vendome with Francoise of Lorraine.
Angers is not a "pretty" castle, compared to structures such as Chenonceau.
www.castles.org /castles/Europe/Western_Europe/France/france11.htm   (934 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Angers
Angers in modern times were Cardinal de la Balue (1467) confined by Louis XI in an iron cage (1469-80) for his negotiations with Charles the Bold; the Jansenist, Henri
Angers again became the seat of a Catholic university.
Diocese of Angers comprised 514,658 inhabitants, 37 cures or parishes of the first-class, 377 parishes of the second-class and 129 vicariates with salaries formerly paid by the State.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01489b.htm   (583 words)

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