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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: La Rochelle
UÇON) was transferred on 7 May, 1648, to La Rochelle, which diocese just, previous to the Revolution, aside from the territory of the former Bishop of Maillezais, included the present arrondissements of Marennes, Rochefort, La Rochelle, and a part of Saint-Jean d'Angély.
Louis of France is the titular saint of the cathedral of La Rochelle and the patron of the city.
From 1534 La Rochelle and the Province of Aunis were a centre of Calvinism.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09006a.htm   (946 words)

  
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Typically, such works have a lower number of headwords and longer entries, and indeed seem to serve as the model for Pavic's narrative.
Lemprière comes to believe that he is the victim of a vast conspiracy which manipulates events such as the founding of the East India Company, the siege of La Rochelle, and the French Revolution.
It would be fascinating to trace the similarities this sets up with Dictionary of the Khazars, to discover how and why Norfolk's and Pavic's lexicon novels pursue a common concern with the operations of magic realism, surrealism, and conspiracy theories.
www.altx.com /ebr/ebr8/8callus.htm   (5011 words)

  
 1627 in History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
July 10 English fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle
July 20 English fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle
August 10 Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle
www.brainyhistory.com /years/1627.html   (110 words)

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