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The AVRANCHIN is an area in Normandy, France corresponding to the territory of the Abrincatui , a tribe of Celts
Celts
from whom the city of Avranches
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
Avranchin
to Salomon, King of Brittany
Salomon, King of Brittany
. In 933 it was reunited with the Duchy of Normandy
Duchy of Normandy
by William I of Normandy .

REFERENCES

* (in French) Richard Seguin, Olivier Basselin, Essai sur l'histoire de l'industrie du bocage, Vire, Adam, 1910

* Brittany portal

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* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 235176788 * GND : 4308081-9 * SUDOC : 027375978 * BNF : cb11943109s (data)

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