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  Brittany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Brittany has remarkable stone calvaries, some built at the close of the 16th cent.
Brittany’s provincial parlement met at Rennes, and its provincial assembly remained powerful until the French Revolution.
However, its staunch Catholicism and conservatism soon transformed it into an anti-Revolutionary stronghold; the Chouans (anti-Revolutionary peasants) were never fully subdued, and in S Brittany and the neighboring Vendée the Revolutionary government resorted to ruthless reprisals.
www.bartleby.com /65/br/Brittany.html   (648 words)

  Brittany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brittany occupies a large peninsula in the northwest of France, lying between the English Channel to the north and the Bay of Biscay to the south.
In 2004 the population of Brittany is estimated at 4,198,500 inhabitants.
The megalithic alignments at Carnac testify to the organisation of the prehistoric population of Brittany
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brittany   (2142 words)

 Bretagne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The remaining 20% of Brittany is the Loire-Atlantique département which lies inside the Pays-de-la-Loire région, with its capital Nantes, which was the historical capital of the duchy of Brittany.
Breton, a Celtic language (akin to Welsh), is spoken in the western part of Brittany (roughly, west of a boundary from St Brieuc to Vannes).
In the part of Brittany which never spoke Breton, Gallo, an Oïl language, is also in the process of being revived, as a cultural trait of that part of Brittany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bretagne   (756 words)

 Brittany - Encyclopedia Uplandia | UplandLife.com
Named for the province of Brittany in France, this dog was long known in the U.S. as the "Brittany Spaniel." Now known simply as the Brittany, this popular upland hunting dog is a natural pointer and excellent retriever who makes a great hunting companion.
The Brittany should never be "apple-headed" and he should never have an indented stop.
A Brittany should not be condemned for straight stifle until the judge has checked the dog in motion from the side.
www.uplandlife.com /encyclopedia/glossary.asp?p=brittany   (1162 words)

 Brittany - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Brittany has remarkable stone calvaries, some built at the close of the 16th cent.
Brittany's provincial parlement met at Rennes, and its provincial assembly remained powerful until the French Revolution.
However, its staunch Catholicism and conservatism soon transformed it into an anti-Revolutionary stronghold; the Chouans (anti-Revolutionary peasants) were never fully subdued, and in S Brittany and the neighboring Vendée the Revolutionary government resorted to ruthless reprisals.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/Brittany.asp   (816 words)

 NBRAN Choosing a Brittany     (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Brittanys are the preeminent gundog of our time, and all-around hunters, pointers and retrievers, holding more dual championships (in field trials and showring) than all other sporting breeds combined, but they are also excellent companions.
Brittanys aren't difficult to bathe either, and they're not prone to that real doggy smell, though a regular schedule of bathing is a good idea - once a month is usually good, unless he's really gotten dirty or into something stinky.
Anything that your Brittany can get entirely in their mouth is a no-no! We prefer real bones to anything, and there are big leg bones on the market now available in grocery and pet stores and some even have the added attraction of being filled with peanut butter.
nbran.org /info/choosing_a_brittany.htm   (1956 words)

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Geoffrey, Duke of Brittany (September 23, 1158 - August 19, 1186) was the fourth son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.
In July, 1181, he married Constance, daughter of the Duke of Brittany, inheriting the title through her a few months later.
Geoffrey never got to rule England, because he was killed in a tournament before his older brother Richard the Lionhearted died.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/g/ge/geoffrey__duke_of_brittany.html   (67 words)

 Brittany France: Bretagne
Brittany (Bretagne in French and Breizh in Breton), is the country of the menhirs, dolmens, and of legends.
The most lasting impression of holidays in Brittany for most people is the wild and rugged coast, over 750 miles (one third of Frances overall coastline) of stunning sandy bays and rocky coves dotted with historic towns and charming fishing ports, offering the oppertunity of fishing, relaxing and every conceivable water sport.
Brittany offers you everything you could ever want from a holiday, and away from the coasts you will find rich unspoilt countryside scattered with forests and tranquil charming villages, with cafes and traditional creperies and restaurants.
www.southbrittanycottage.com /Brittany.htm   (428 words)

 Brittany Murphy Biography | Pictures | Ashton Kutcher | Just Married | Eminem
Brittany Murphy's first TV role was landing a part on the comedy Blossom in 1991.
Unfortunately, Brittany did not reprise her role for the TV show version and the character was not recast.
Brittany has also gone on to play another disturbed mental patient in the spooky flick Don't Say a Word and quirkier, lighter roles in movies like Just Married, with her ex-boyfriend Ashton Kutcher.
www.kidzworld.com /article/2311-brittany-murphy-biography   (263 words)

 History of Brittany
Nominoë snatched Brittany from the archdiocese of Tours on which she was suffragan; he founded the archdiocese of Dol, in order to establish a self governing Breton church which could continue and support the traditions of the Bretons.
Under his reign, Brittany enjoyed a long period of peace a century during, and asserted herself as an autonomous dukedom.
1870 : Humiliation of the Army of Brittany confined at Conlie.
www.artema.com.au /Boyd/ancient_antecedents/history_of_brittany.htm   (681 words)

 Dog Owner's Guide Profile: The Brittany
The Brittany developed in the French province of the same name in the mid-1800s, quite possibly from crosses of a French spaniel with English Setters that arrived on the continent with British gentlemen hunters.
Fanciers brought the Brittany to the US in 1931, where it soon found favor as a gun dog that could be kept in the city as a house pet.
The Brittany is a gentle, hardy and even-tempered breed_ a perfect pet for an active family.
www.canismajor.com /dog/brittny.html   (1264 words)

 Brittany (Spaniel)
The Brittany is an athletic and sturdily built dog of medium size.
The Brittany is highly trainable and obedient but is also very sensitive to reprimand; take care not to chastise your Brittany too roughly, or it may become shy and fearful.
The Brittany is a relatively easy dog to care for, and is especially well suited to damp and cold conditions.
www.breederretriever.com /dog-breeds/69/Brittany.php   (453 words)

 American Brittany Club
The Brittany is a compact, closely knit dog of medium size, between 30 to 40 pounds, and from 17-1/2 to 20-1/2 inches at the shoulder.
The natural ability of the Brittany sells him as a breed to many neophytes in the field of hunting as he seems to know better what to do than his master.
The American Brittany Club holds their National All Age Championships in the fall and the National Gun Dog Championships are held in the Spring of each year.
clubs.akc.org /brit   (602 words)

The Brittany is a member of the Gundog group; they are the smallest of the hunter-pointer-retriever breeds.
The Brittany is a 'Cob' in appearance, workmanlike, the height at withers being equal to length in body.
The Brittany is a very active breed, who is highly intelligent, biddable and keen to please.
www.petplanet.co.uk /petplanet/breeds/Brittany.htm   (735 words)

 Brittany property, Brittany holidays, Brittany tourism & Brittany life
Over 500,000 motorists were caught speeding by radar cameras in Brittany in the last year.
Brittany has long been a favourite destination for the UK and it is famous for its cultural heritage and Celtic links with Cornwall, its natural beauty and the strong sea-faring traditions...
From beach rides to treks on the heath, Brittany promises an unforgettable time as you explore some of its 2000 kilometres of bridle paths...
www.frenchentree.com /france-brittany   (1163 words)

 Province of Brittany, France
In the 10th century, Brittany became a duchy with its capital at Rennes.
Travelers to the Brittany and Normandy sections of France will find wild coastal areas, sheltered beaches, dense forest, sparse heathlands, as well as medieval and pre-historic landmarks that help define the area.
Alsace-Lorraine • Aquitaine •; Auvergne •; Brittany • Burgundy
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Provinces/Brittany.shtml   (592 words)

 AskMen.com - Brittany Murphy
Brittany also portrayed a character from the series of Sin City graphic novels, which is really cool.
But what Brittany does have is something no beauty magazine can capture and no award ceremony can honor -- and that something is spunk.
Brittany Anne Murphy was born on November 10, 1977 (that's right guys, she's a Scorpio; they know how to have fun), in Atlanta, Georgia.
www.askmen.com /women/actress_100/122_brittany_murphy.html   (386 words)

 discover brittany : history
From 1364 to 1468, Brittany enjoyed a golden age under the rule of the Dukes of Montfort during a period of material wealth and considerable intellectual and artistic richness.
This was a first step towards the unification of Brittany and France, definitively confirmed by publication in 1532 of the edict of the Union of Brittany with France.
A provincial administrator was appointed to Brittany in 1688.
www.brittanytourism.com /eng/connaitre/histoire.cfm   (320 words)

 Welcome to Brittany Network
Rennes (pop.203 533) is the administrative and cultural capital of Brittany.
Nantes (pop.270 000) is the biggest city of Brittany It is a city of art with a great industrial centre and a busy port.
Brittany Network was created in 1996 and was the first Brittany page on the Internet.
www.brittany-net.com /indexeng.html   (187 words)

 Brittany Breed Information, courtesy of Brittany Club members
A Brittany's medium-length coat is flat or wavy, and may be colored orange and white, liver and white, or tri-color, in clear or roan patterns.
The Brittany is carefully bred to retain this dual purpose: ideally, he should be able to hunt one day, have a bath and compete in the show ring the next day.
This allows the Brittany's success in field trials, hunting tests, conformation shows, obedience trials, agility trials, tracking tests, and about anything else they are given a chance at.
www.brittanybreed.info   (331 words)

 Brittany France - French Holidays - IndigoGuide Brittany
Brittany is one of France's most popular holiday destinations for both French and foreigners alike: 3 million French and 700,000 foreigners flock there every summer.
Some of these fields are put to use by Brittany's strong agricultural community which, even though the industry is fading somewhat, still produces a large proportion of France's milk, fish, beef, pork and poultry.
West Brittany is the most traditional area and it is here that you can best see how the Irish and Cornish folklore and legend traditions have been passed down through the generations.
www.indigoguide.com /france/brittany.htm   (500 words)

 Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You have arrived in Brittany - called Breizh in the Breton language, a Celtic language related to Welsh, Cornish, Manx, and Scottish and Irish Gaelic.
Bretons are, in fact, close cousins of the Welsh and the Cornish, having emigrated to Brittany from Britain during the 4th through 7th centuries.
In their movement to the far western peninsula of what is today France, the Bretons brought back a Celtic heritage which had stretched across the European continent before Roman and Germanic expansions.
www.celticnationsworld.com /countries--brittany.htm   (149 words)

 Brittany Murphy at tedstrong.com
Brittany's dad is saying how his son is better than her.
Brittany Murphy was born to Sharon Murphy on November 10th, 1977 in Atlanta GA. (Her parents later divorced.) Murphy was raised by her mother in Edison, New Jersey.
Once in Hollywood, Brittany landed a role on the TV sitcom Drexell's Class, and the following year she made her film debut in the dysfunctional family drama Family Prayers.
www.tedstrong.com /brittanymurphy.html   (830 words)

 Brittany Daniel Photos - Brittany Daniel News - Brittany Daniel Information
On March 17, 1976, blond haired, blue-eyed Brittany was born to parents C.B. and Carolyn Daniel, five minutes before her twin sister Cynthia.
Brittany's horror movie, Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders was to be released in 2004, but was held back and released in 2006.
Brittany: If you've been told all your life that you're good-looking, people just flock around you and you never really have to try or have to learn an interesting craft, skill or hobby - or even have depth.
www.tv.com /brittany-daniel/person/1682/summary.html   (581 words)

 Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Conan IV of Brittany [f], Duke of Brittany, Earl of Richmond, b abt 1130, d 20 Feb 1171.
Alan I "the Red" (or Rufus), a count of Brittany was most likely at the battle of Hastings, for thereafter he formed one of the immediate entourage of the Conqueror and was a frequent witness to royal charters.
In 1145 he left England and went to Brittany, it is said likely due to his wife having become heiress of the Duchy (as daughter of Conan III, Duke of Brittany), and never returned to England.
www.geneajourney.com /brttny.html   (1774 words)

 Brittany Murphy Photos - Brittany Murphy News - Brittany Murphy Information
Brittany showed everyone her skills when she amazed audiences with her portrayel of Elizabeth Burrows in "Don't Say A Word." In my opinion of Brittany is that she is the greatest actress of all time.
Brittany’s nickname in school was ‘Crack Baby‘, due to her constant giggling in Maths class.
Brittany: I am a serial monogamist so it's hard for me to get a date as it is. One thing I did learn from my last relationship is not to speak about relationships any more.
www.tv.com /brittany-murphy/person/1711/summary.html   (714 words)

 American Kennel Club - Brittany dog dogs puppy puppies
The Brittany should never be "apple-headed" and he should never have an indented stop.
The Brittany is "not up on his toes." Toes not heavily feathered.
A Brittany should not be condemned for straight stifle until the judge has checked the dog in motion from the side.
www.akc.org /breeds/brittany/index.cfm   (1104 words)

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