Avranchin is an area in Normandy, France corresponding to the
territory of the Abrincatui, a tribe of
Celts from whom the city of
Avranches, the main town of the Avranchin, takes its name.
In 867, by the Treaty of Compiègne,
Charles the Bald
Charles the Bald gave the
Avranchin to Salomon, King of Brittany. In 933 it was reunited with
Duchy of Normandy
Duchy of Normandy by William I of Normandy.
(in French) Richard Seguin, Olivier Basselin, Essai sur l'histoire de
l'industrie du bocage, Vire, Adam, 1910
Coordinates: 48°41′N 1°22′W / 48.69°N 1.36°W / 48.69;
BNF: cb11943109s (data)
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