Guienne


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Gui·enne

or Guy·enne  (gē-ĕn′)
A historical region and former province of southwest France. Part of England after the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine to Henry II in 1152, it was reconquered by France in 1453.

Guienne

(French ɡɥijɛn) or

Guyenne

n
(Placename) a former province of SW France: formed, with Gascony, the duchy of Aquitaine during the 12th century

Gui•enne

or Guy•enne

(gwiˈyɛn)

n.
a former province in SW France.
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So Launcelot sailed to his Duchy of Guienne with his following, and Gawaine soon followed with an army, and he beguiled Arthur to go with him.
he growled, "were this France, or even Guienne, we should have a fresh haunch for our none-meat.
Tam, I 1, 37, AD; Daniel Benoit, "Pierre de Vernejoul, procureur au Parlement de Guienne et son journal inedit (1673-1691)," BSHPF 53:4 (1904): 410; Felice, Les protestants d'autrefois, 165; Papier pour le Consistoire de Barbezieux (Angouleme: Association Genealogique de la Charente, 1990), 10.