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  • proper n. A town in the Morbihan département of Brittany, in France


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  • Medieval Vannes is both a lovely harbor on the Morbihan

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  • A researcher at the University of South Brittany enlisted a good-looking 20-year-old male to hit on 120 randomly chosen women at a nightclub in Vannes.

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  • Rominger, looking stunned, sat on the ground for minutes getting medical treatment before being put on a stretcher and taken to a hospital in Vannes.

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  • D'Artagnan later discovers that Aramis has become the bishop of Vannes, which is, coincidentally, a parish belonging to M. Fouquet.

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  • From Vannes., in turn by way of Le Forum Cathoiique comes news of the ordination of two new priests of the Institute of the Good Shepherd in the basilica of Sainte-Anne d'Auray on July 4th.

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  • After Le Mans we are off to the Atlantic coast around Vannes for a week.

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  • I took some of our men and rode over the border to Anjou to attract as much attention as I could, while Henry took the road to Vannes with a guard of only five.

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  • Vannes stated that he was a choirboy at Arras Cathedral in 1525; most other facts about his early life are drawn from the title-pages of his five important publications: he was director of the choir at Tours Cathedral in 1539, master of the choirboys at Tournai Cathedral in 1545 and maître de chapelle there later that year.

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  • Eleven armed Belek, from Vannes, with their broken swords;

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  • Ebrachar now advanced to Vannes, for Bishop Regalis had sent his clergy out to meet him c with crosses and chanting of psalms, and he was thus escorted into the city.

    De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History » Episodes of Medieval Warfare from the History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours


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