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  Calais
Calais Town Hall with its spectacular belfry, and the famous statue of the Six Burghers by Rodin.
The dramatic circumstances are commemorated by Auguste Rodin's famous bronze statue of the "Six Burghers of Calais" outside the Town Hall.
The English army drove out all the inhabitants, and during the occupation Calais was populated by English settlers - merchants, sailors and the defending army.
www.theotherside.co.uk /tm-heritage/towns/calais.htm   (714 words)

  
  Calais - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The governorship or Captaincy of Calais was a lucrative and highly prized public office; the famous Dick Whittington was simultaneously Lord Mayor of London and Mayor of the Staple in 1407.
Calais was regarded for many years as being an integral part of Kingdom of England, with its representatives sitting in the English Parliament.
Calais was on the front lines of the conflict with the United Kingdom during the Napoleonic Wars.
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 Calais, Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Calais is a town in Washington County, Vermont, United States.
Calais is pronounced similar to palace, not chalet.
Volunteers from Calais flocked to the Union cause, most serving in the Armies volunteer regiments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Calais,_Vermont   (663 words)

  
 Calais
Calais was captured in 1347 by Edward III during the Hundred Years War and remained an English possession until 1558, when it was liberated by François 2nd duc de Guise.
On April 17, 1596, Calais fell to an assault by the Spanish under the command of the Archduke Cardinal Albert of Austria.
The crosses Lorraine recall the capture of the town from the English by the duc de Guise in 1558, the crescent and the fleur-de-lys recall Henri II under whose reign it occurred.
www.lepg.org /calais.htm   (875 words)

  
 Calais   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Calais was beseigned and captured by King Edward III of England in 1347 after a siege of eleven months.
The or Captaincy of Calais was a lucrative highly prized public office; the famous Dick Whittington was simultaneously Lord Mayor of London and Mayor of the Staple in 1407.
Calais was regarded for many years as an integral part of England with its sitting in the English Parliament.
www.freeglossary.com /Calais   (1269 words)

  
 Calais, Maine -- Welcome to the City of Calais!
Calais has historically been a city of commerce and is recognized as the primary shopping center of eastern Washington County and Charlotte County, New Brunswick.
Calais has worked to bolster its economy by revitalization of its downtown and development of an industrial park complete with sewer, water, three-phase power and transportation facilities.
Calais is designated as a HUB zone for economic development.Calais has a remarkable endowment of historic buildings and natural beauty.
www.calaismaine.govoffice.com   (175 words)

  
 Calais Ferry Port - EuroDrive
The Port of Calais is situated in the départment Pas de Calais on the North Coast of France facing across the Channel toward Dover.
Calais has maintained its position as a premier port in mainland Europe for tourist and freight traffic and both continue to show a year on year increase.
The English occupied Calais from 1347 to 1558 and it became a valued bridgehead that English kings clung to as a base for trade with the Continent, and from which to send armies into Continental wars.
www.eurodrive.co.uk /ports.asp?ID=2&p=Calais   (614 words)

  
 Calais Hotels: Budget hotel accommodation Calais, France
The Sole Meunière is at the heart of Calais Nord, close to the harbour and the beach.
We are closed to the wharfs and at a stone's throw away from the pedestrian zone and its many......
Some of the rooms of this hotel, situated in a quiet location in the north of Calais, have balconies which overlook a nearby park.
www.france-stay.com /Calais-hotels.htm   (570 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Calais   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In 1347, after a siege of 11 months, Calais fell to Edward III of England.
A bronze monument by Rodin commemorates the famous episode of the six burghers who offered their lives to save the town; they were spared when Edward's queen, Philippa, interceded.
Calais falls to Edward III and his English army (part of Hundred Years War, August 4, 1347)(Freeze Frame)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Calais.asp   (267 words)

  
 Cheap Car Hire & Rental in Calais France
The city of Calais is situated on the Canadian border and the beautiful St Croix River, Calais is historically been a city of commerce and is recognised as the primary shopping center of eastern Washington county and Charlotte County.
Calais is only of 5 cities of France to be allowed to have its own flag by royal decree, with Dunkirk, Boulogne and Saint Malo.
Attractions in the city of Calais is fabulous the two museums from the world war 1 and 2 are very famous and are worth visiting and the Printemps des Musees is famous for the finest temporary and permanent collections.
www.anycarhire.com /car-hire/calais.htm   (252 words)

  
 Calais News
Bangor Daily News CALAIS - A small explosion ripped through Spring Street on Sunday, bringing residents out of their morning lounge chairs.
Calais motorcyclist injured in crash on Route 1A in Holden
A 23-year-old Calais man who was doing a favor for a friend went off the road Thursday and crashed into a tree.
www.topix.net /city/calais-me   (708 words)

  
 Calais France - Northern France - IndigoGuide Calais
Calais, a busy port, is only 40km from Dover and welcomes 9 million British travellers and 1 million day trippers every year.
The town of Calais has two sections: Calais-Nord is the renovated and drab old town with the place d'Armes and rue Royale, Calais-Sud's main attraction is the boulevard Jacquard shopping street.
Rodin's sculpture the Burghers of Calais is in front of the Hotel de Ville, a Flemish style building that was finished in 1926.
www.indigoguide.com /france/calais.htm   (528 words)

  
 CALAIS
CITY OF Calais Located in the center of the international St. Croix Valley, with a population of 4,100 is primarily a shopping center that draws over 40,000 residents from eastern Washington County, Maine and Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Calais Lioness Club - The Calais Lioness Club is composed of women from the Calais area who enjoy the friendship and rewards of working with each other in order to serve their community.
Calais Regional Hospital - A board directed, not-for-profit facility, with 49 acute care beds, an eight-bed skilled nursing facility, and an around-the-clock physician staffed emergency department.
www.newenglandinfo.net /maine/wash/cala.htm   (417 words)

  
 The Calais School
The Calais School is a private not-for-profit nonsectarian school for special needs students.
The staff are certified by the state of New Jersey.
The Calais School is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for learning.
www.thecalaisschool.org   (82 words)

  
 Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais
From the beginning of the machine made lace industry their lives had swung closely alongside each other, twisting and transversing, stopping and moving on, weaving a complex web of life just as the bobbins moved to weave the complex web of lace.
The major changes of moving from Calais to Australia had not altered the movement.
The close knit community of the Lacemakers of Calais had disappeared into the fabric of the developing Australian Society.
www.angelfire.com /al/aslc   (906 words)

  
 CALAIS, MAINE, Washington County, 04619: Our Maine Towns & Cities: Schools, Homes, government, Census Demographics, and ...
According to the U.S. 2000 Census, CALAIS contained 1490 households which contributed a total labor force of 1547 with an unemployment rate of 7.8%.
There were 751 women respresented in the labor force accounting for 49.2% of the total workforce.
The median income per household in Calais was $ 24,623.
www.bangornews.com /towns/town.cfm?id=Calais   (259 words)

  
 Calais Ferries - Book a Calais Ferry with A Ferry . to   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
When you arrive in Calais, you are in the Pas de Calais region of France.
From the famous fishing port of Boulogne to the town of Hesdin set in the pretty forests of the Seven Valleys, there is plenty to see.
The quays of the Port of Calais are directly connected (via the new autoroute bypass) to the European motorway network by the A26 (Calais-Dijon) - which serves the centre of France and provides access to Southern Europe avoiding Paris.
www.aferry.to /calais-ferry.htm   (262 words)

  
 Ferries from Dover to Calais with Ferries .co.uk
Finding cheap ferries from Dover to Calais couldn't be easier; simply select Dover to Calais or Calais to Dover from the menus, number of passengers travelling in the vehicle (including the driver) and hit search.
At the end of the booking process, your Dover Calais reference numbers will be displayed.
Either print the confirmation and take it to the check in desk at Dover or Calais or take a note of the reference number to the port with you.
www.ferries.co.uk /dover_calais.html   (122 words)

  
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Calais Hotels Guide - Calais hotel apartments, studios, villas, rooms for rent accommodation on Calais.Complete Calais Hotel Guide - Calais, the essential guide to the cycladic of Calais hotels.
www.geocities.com /yorgos53/hotels/calais/calais-hotels.html   (217 words)

  
 Calais, France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Rocque, Mary Ann Plan de la ville, port et citadele de Calais...
J-N Bellin Plan de Calais, coste voisine et environs.
Village was improved by Count of Flanders in 997; fortified by Count of Boulogne 1224; withstood long siege by English in 1346, until it was starved out; retrieved from English 1558; occupied by Spanish 1596-1598; returned to France by Treaty of Vervins.
historic-cities.huji.ac.il /france/calais/calais.html   (88 words)

  
 Dover to Calais Ferry Crossing - Ferries from Dover to Calais
Dover to Calais Ferry Crossing - Ferries from Dover to Calais
Using our fare search you can check real time prices, availability and book ferries from Dover to Calais or compare this route or the ports to Dover Calais ferry alternatives.
Folkestone to Calais (Tunnel) with Eurotunnel - 53 crossings daily, 35 min crossing
www.directferries.co.uk /dover_calais_ferry.htm   (137 words)

  
 Cheap Hotels short Self Drive break in France weekend Breaks Calais Bruges Ypres...
Cheap Hotels short Self Drive break in France weekend Breaks Calais Bruges Ypres...
Self drive breaks at fantastic prices including return sea crossing with your car and hotels with breakfast.
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