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Falaise, Calvados

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Falaise is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. [1]

23 relations: Alma, Quebec, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Caen, Calvados (department), Cassino, Château de Falaise, Communes of France, Communes of the Calvados department, Departments of France, Dives (river), Duke of Normandy, Falaise Pocket, Henley-on-Thames, Henry II of England, List of Scottish monarchs, Normandy, Normans, Operation Overlord, Rashi, Regions of France, Treaty of Falaise, William the Conqueror, William the Lion.

Alma, Quebec

Alma (2011 Town population: 30,904; CA Population 33,018; UA Population 26,016) is a town in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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Bad Neustadt an der Saale

Bad Neustadt is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany.

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Caen (Norman: Kaem) is a commune in northwestern France.

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Calvados (department)

Calvados is a department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

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Cassino is a comune in the province of Frosinone, central Italy, at the southern end of the region of Lazio, the last City of the Latin Valley.

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Château de Falaise

The Château de Falaise is a castle located in the south of the commune of Falaise ("cliff" in French) in the Calvados département of Calvados, in the region of Normandy, France.

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Communes of France

The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.

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Communes of the Calvados department

The following is a list of the 537 communes of the Calvados department of France.

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Departments of France

In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.

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Dives (river)

The Dives is a 105 km long river in the Pays d'Auge, Normandie, France.

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Duke of Normandy

In the Middle Ages, the Duke of Normandy was the ruler of the Duchy of Normandy in north-western France.

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Falaise Pocket

The Falaise Pocket or Battle of the Falaise Pocket (12 – 21 August 1944) was the decisive engagement of the Battle of Normandy in the Second World War.

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Henley-on-Thames is a town and civil parish on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, England, northeast of Reading, west of Maidenhead and southeast of Oxford, near the tripoint of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

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Henry II of England

Henry II (5 March 1133 – 6 July 1189), also known as Henry Curtmantle (Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, ruled as Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, King of England and Lord of Ireland; at various times, he also partially controlled Wales, Scotland and Brittany.

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List of Scottish monarchs

The monarch of Scotland was the head of state of the Kingdom of Scotland.

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Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.

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The Normans (Norman: Normaunds; Normands; Normanni) were the people who, in the 10th and 11th centuries, gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.

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Operation Overlord

Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II.

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Shlomo Yitzchaki (רבי שלמה יצחקי; Salomon Isaacides; Salomon de Troyes, 22 February 1040 – 13 July 1105), today generally known by the acronym Rashi (רש"י, RAbbi SHlomo Itzhaki), was a medieval French rabbi and author of a comprehensive commentary on the Talmud and commentary on the ''Tanakh''.

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Regions of France

France is divided into 18 administrative regions (région), including 13 metropolitan regions and 5 overseas regions.

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Treaty of Falaise

The Treaty of Falaise was an agreement made in December 1174 between the captive William I, King of Scots, and Henry II, King of England.

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William the Conqueror

William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

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William the Lion

William the Lion (Mediaeval Gaelic: Uilliam mac Eanric (i.e. William, son of Henry); Modern Gaelic: Uilleam mac Eanraig), sometimes styled William I, also known by the nickname Garbh, "the Rough",Uilleam Garbh; e.g. Annals of Ulster, s.a. 1214.6; Annals of Loch Cé, s.a. 1213.10.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falaise,_Calvados

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