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  SOISSONS - LoveToKnow Article on SOISSONS
The wealthiest of all the abbeys in Soissons, and one of the most important of all France during the first two dynasties, was that of St Mdard, on the right bank of the Aisne, founded about 560 by Clotaire I., beside the villa of Syagrius, which had become the palace of the Frankish kings.
Soissons is the seat of a bishop~ and a subprefect, and has tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a communal college and higher ecclesiastical seminary.
In 1814 Soissons was captured and recaptured by the allies and the French.
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 Soissons - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Soissons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 751 Pepin the Short was crowned in Soissons by St Boniface, having ousted the last of the Merovingian kings.
Soissons has always been fortified as a barrier against invasion from the north and suffered great destruction in fighting around the town in the early part of World War I. Rebuilding followed in the 1920s.
The Comtesse de Soissons interrupted the narrator: "Confess, count, you are inventing.
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 Soissons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Soissons is a town and commune in the Aisne département, Picardie, France, located on the Aisne River, about 60 miles northeast of Paris.
In 744 the Synod of Soissons met at the instigation of Pippin III, and Saint Boniface, the Pope's missionary to pagan Germany, secured the condemnation of the Frankish bishop Adalbert and the Irish missionary Clement.
Today, Soissons is a commercial and manufacturing center with the 12th century cathedral of Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais and Saint Jean Des Vignes Abbey as one of its most important historical buildings.
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 Soissons
The kingdom of Soissons, which ceased to exist in 558, when Clotaire I reunited all the Frankish states, came into being again in 561 when the death of Clotaire led to a redivision of the territory.
The Bishop of Soissons as senior suffragan of Reims had the privilege during a vacancy of the metropolitan see to replace the archbishop at the ceremony of anointing a King of France.
Hilduin, abbot (822-30) in 826 obtained from Eugene II relics of St. Sebastian and St. Gregory the Great; he caused the relics of St. Godard and St. Remi to be transferred to the abbey; he rebuilt the church which was consecrated 27 August, 841, in the presence of Charles the Bald and seventy-two prelates.
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 Battle of Soissons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battle of Soissons, 486 - A battle between the Franks, under Clovis I, and the Western Roman Empire, under Syagrius.
Battle of Soissons, 718 - A battle between the Neustrians, under Chilperic II and Ragenfrid, with the Aquitainians, under Odo the Great, against the Austrasians, under Charles Martel, who won.
Battle of Soissons, 923 - A battle during which King Robert I of France was killed, possibly by King Charles III, and the latter was defeated and imprisoned by Rudolph, Duke of Burgundy who succeeded Robert I as French monarch.
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 Notre Dame De Soissons
Soissons, the other primitive example, is at once a surprise and a disappointment.
From the railway, on entering the town, one is highly impressed with the grouping of a sky-piercing, twin-spired structure of ample and symmetrical proportions; and at some distance therefrom is seen another building, possibly enough of less importance.
The guide-books tell one that Soissons is famous for its trade in haricot beans, and incidentally for the beans themselves, and for the great number of sieges which it has undergone, the last being that conducted by the Germans, who took possession in October, 1870, after a bombardment of three days.
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 AllRefer.com - Soissons, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Soissons was an old Roman town and early episcopal see.
Clovis I defeated the Roman legions at Soissons in 486, and the city was the capital of several Merovingian kings (5th–7th cent.).
Pepin the Short dethroned Childeric III there in 751; and Robert I, grandfather of Hugh Capet (see Capetians), was killed in battle at Soissons in 923.
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 SOISSONS - Online Information article about SOISSONS
The wealthiest of all the abbeys in Soissons, and one of the most important of all France during the first two dynasties, was that of St Medard; on the right bank of the Aisne, founded about 56o by See also:
kingdom of Soissons was incorporated with that of Paris.
synod held at Soissons in 1121 the teachings of Abelard were condemned, and he was forced to retract them.
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 Soissons Bean
With his departure and as a sign of friendship, the gardener would have made gift to the diplomat of a bean bag larger than those which were cultivated everywhere in Europe.
Once replanted, Spanish harvest was particularly appreciated and the famous Soissons Bean "Jacquot" had been born.
The legends are varied as for its origin, but the Soissons Bean remains produced today in the strict respect of the traditions of the past.
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 Soissons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Half an hour by train, or 30km down the N2, southwest of Laon, SOISSONS can lay claim to a long and highly strategic history.
Before the Romans arrived it was already a town, and in 486 AD it was here that the last Roman ruler, Syagrius, suffered a decisive defeat at the hands of Clovis the Frank, making Soissons one of the first real centres of the Frankish kingdom.
Napoléon, too, considered it a crucial military base, a judgement borne out in the 20th century by extensive war damage.
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The Prince de Condé, the Comte de Soissons, the Duc de Guise, the Prince de Joinville, and the Duc d'Elboeuf bore the royal train; and were in their turn succeeded by the prelates who assisted at the ceremony, each wearing his mitre, and carrying his crozier.
Her claim was warmly espoused by M. de Soissons, who at once declared the document to be valid and unanswerable; while it was admitted by all by whom it was examined to be strictly legal in form, and to authorize her in demanding its ratification.
She was, moreover, anxious to limit the power of the Comte de Soissons, and to prevent the proposed marriage of his son Louis de Bourbon with the heiress of Montpensier, which would have opened up a still wider field for his ambition.
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 Soissons, 1918   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At a cost of more than twelve thousand soldiers and marines dead, wounded, and missing, American troops struck the Germans with such force that the Germans lost the initiative for the remainder of the war.
Soissons, 1918 provides an intricately detailed account of this pivotal battle in which partly trained, inexperienced American soldiers and marines literally turned the tide of the war.
A captivating account of real-life triumph in the face of adversity, at a time when triumph was worth the cost, Soissons, 1918 is a valuable addition to the library of anyone interested in the history and strategy of this awful war.
www.tamu.edu /upress/BOOKS/1999/johnson.htm   (385 words)

  
 Soissons
Clovis I defeated the Roman legions at Soissons in 486, and the city was the capital of several
Manifestation sociale le 7 mai à Soissons Le gouvernement Raffarin a mis dix jours exactement pour annoncer des mesures in.
Manifestation sociale le 7 mai à Soissons Le secrétaire d'Etat aux PME Renaud Dutreil a annoncé, lundi soir, aux syndicali.
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 A history of the Bourbon Soissons family
His father Louis I de Bourbon, the first prince de Condé, had acquired the countship of Soissons in 1557, and upon his death in 1569 it passed to his youngest son.
Charles fought for Henry of Bourbon (the future Henry IV) against Henry III of France together with his brother Henri I of Condé at Coutras (1587), for Henry III against the Holy League (led by the House of Guise) in Brittany, and finally for Henry IV against the League in Normandy and against Savoy.
The King had then the project to bring a lawsuit for lese-majesty to the body of the late Soissons.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Clovis
Having established himself at Soissons, he acquired sovereign authority over so great a part of Northern Gaul as to be known to his contemporaries as the King of Soissons.
It would seem as if the episode of the celebrated vase of Soissons were an incident of the campaign against Syagrius, and it proves that, although a pagan, Clovis continued his father's policy by remaining on amicable terms with Gaulish episcopate.
The vase, taken by the Frankish soldiers while plundering a church, formed part of the booty that was to be divided among the army.
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The reasons for his conversion are unclear, although it has been suggested that he may have been persuaded by the fact that his relative, Arnulf of Oudenaarde, found himself on the losing side of a battle between claimants for the county of Flanders in 1071.
To Bishop Lisiard of the holy church of Soissons, shining with every laurel wreath of honor, Hariulf, under the title of abbot, servant of the apostle St. Peter, greetings and perpetual memory in a brother’s prayer.
Not far from the town of Soissons lived a noble man by the name of Guido, entangled in the practice of warfare, who had a wife, a cultivator of piety by the name of Ermengard.[35] Both flourished with the flower of riches, and abounded with works of piety.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Soissons
Soissons, city in northern France, in the Aisne Department, on the Aisne River.
Situated in a productive agricultural area, it is a commercial and...
Soissons, Battle of (ad 486), the first major victory of the Frankish king Clovis I, in which he defeated Syagrius, the last independent Roman...
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 soissons - OneLook Dictionary Search
Soissons : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Phrases that include soissons: arnold of soissons, battle of soissons, kingdom of soissons
Words similar to soissons: battle of soissons-reims, battle of the aisne, battle of the chemin-des-dames, more...
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The city of Soissons in the Aisne département, Picardie, France on the Aisne River is about 60 miles northeast of Paris and is one of the most ancient cities of France, and is probably the ancient capital of the Suessiones.
Today, Soissons is a commercial and manufacturing center with the 12th century cathedral of Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais de Soissons and Saint Jean Des Vignes Abbey as one of its most important historical buildings.
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 The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 2 (of 3), by Julia Pardoe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She also privately despatched a messenger to the President de Harlay, whom she knew to be attached to her interests, and to be at once able and zealous, to instruct him to assemble the Court without delay, and to use all his influence to enforce her rights.
The Duc de Nevers, who disputed precedency with the Guises, also came forward as a candidate; while the Ducs de Bouillon and [pg 058] d'Epernon, who were at open feud, and each ambitious of power, heightened the difficulty by arrogantly asserting their personal claims.
They were still weeping over the bier of their murdered sovereign, and they could not brook the apparent levity with which his widow had already entered into the idle gaieties of the Court.
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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Soissons -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city of Soissons in the Aisne département, Picardie, France on the Aisne River[?] is about 60 miles northeast of Paris and is one of the most ancient cities of France.
Over the centuries, the area changed hands several times between France and Prussia.
Today, Soissons is a commercial and manufacturing center with the 12th century cathedral of Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais de Soissons[?] as one of its most important historical buildings.
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 Cathédrale Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Soissons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The cathedral of Soissons is one of the most beautiful examples of classic Gothic architecture.
Built at the same time as Chartres and Bourges, it was begun about 1195.
The cathedral still has many of the 13th century stained glass windows of the choir, a 15th century series of tapestries,...
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 Coming in Soissons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Soissons: avenue de Coucy, Rue Porte de Crouy, Boulevard Gambetta, Avenue du Général Leclerc and then finally Boulevard Jeanne d’Arc.
In Soissons : avenue de Laon, Place de Laon, Rue Porte de Crouy, Boulevard Gambetta, Place de la République, rond-point des États-Unis and finally boulevard Jeanne d’Arc.
In Soissons : avenue de Coucy, Rue Porte de Crouy, Boulevard Gambetta, Avenue du Général Leclerc and finally Boulevard Jeanne d’Arc.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Gregory of Tours: On Clovis
The bishop of this church sent messengers to the king, begging that if the church might not recover any other of the holy vessels, at least this one might be restored.
The king, bearing these things, replied to the messenger: "Follow thou us to Soissons, for there all things that have been acquired are to be divided.
And when the soldier had bent a little to pick it up the king raised his hands and crushed, his head with his own ax.
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 Breton timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aegius reigned in Soissons and over the Franks for eight years before he recalled Childeric.
There was a plague and Aegius of Soissons died.
Clovis defeats Sygarius son of Aegius and annexes the kingdom of Soissons to the Frankish kingdom.
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