What is Brittany known for?

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accessdate 8 February 2011 publisher Parliament of the United Kingdom year 25 January 2011 quote Cornwall sees itself as the fourth Celtic nation of the United Kingdom; Lord Teverson (Robin Teverson, Baron Teverson) work Hansard

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on history, and thence to Versailles (Versailles, Yvelines) to take his seat in the senate to which he had been chosen by the ''département'' of the Seine (Seine (département)). In December 1871, he was elected a member of the Académie française in spite of the renewed opposition of Msgr. Dupanloup, who resigned his seat rather than receive him. Religious career Regardless of Sieyès' embrace of Enlightenment (Age of Enlightenment) thinking, he was ordained to the priesthood in 1773. In spite of this, he was not hired immediately. He spent this time researching philosophy and developing music until about a year later in October 1774 when, as the result of demands by powerful friends, he was promised a canonry in Brittany. Van Deusen, Glyndon G., p. 13 Unfortunately for Sieyès, this canonry went into effect only when the preceding holder died. At the end of 1775, Sieyès acquired his first real position as secretary to the bishop of Tréguier where he spent two years as deputy of the diocese. It is here that he sat in the Estates of Brittany and became disgusted with the immense power the privileged classes held. In 1780 the bishop of Tréguier was transferred to the bishopric of Chartres. He became aware of how easy it was for nobles to advance in ecclesiastical offices compared to commoners. Sieyes was an ambitious man; therefore, he resented the privileges granted to the nobles within the Church system and thought the patronage system was a humiliation for commoners. William H. Sewell Jr., ''A Rhetoric of Bourgeois Revolution The Abbe Sieyes and What is the Third Estate?'' 14. Sieyès accompanied him there as his vicar general where he eventually became a canon of the cathedral and chancellor (Chancellor (ecclesiastical)) of the diocese of Chartres (Bishop of Chartres). The fruits can be eaten fresh or made into jams, fool (fruit fool)s, juices or pies. In France (French cuisine) and in Italy (Italian cuisine), they are used as a base for liqueurs and are a popular flavoring for sorbets and other desserts. In Brittany, they are often used as a flavoring for crêpes, and in the Vosges and the Massif Central bilberry tart (''tarte aux myrtilles'') is a traditional dessert. In Romania (Romanian cuisine) they are used as a base for a liquer called afinată - the name of the fruit in Romanian (Romanian language) is ''afină''. Poole is a cross-Channel (English Channel) port for passengers and freight with up to seven sailings a day in the summer season. Ferry services from Poole Harbour to Cherbourg are provided by Brittany Ferries who operate two ferries from Poole: the ''Normandie Vitesse'' (MV Normandie Vitesse) and the ''Cotentin'' (MV Cotentin). The ''Normandie Vitesse'' provides a high-speed daily passenger service to Cherbourg between May and September; the ''Cotentin'' freight ship covers the Poole-Cherbourg route year-round and runs a weekend service between Poole and Santander (Santander, Cantabria), Spain.

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. The light from the town were visible, as was the Jardin Lighthouse but snow squalls reduced visibility and Captain Gregory was forced to abandon the attempt to reach port.

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; The swim extended from Hyannis, Massachusetts to Quiberon, Brittany, France. He stopped for 1 week in the Azores, a Portuguese archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean due to equipment failure. September 25, 1998 he reached the shore of Quiberon. '''''Ouest-France''''' ("West-France") is a provincial daily French (France) newspaper known for its emphasis on local news and events. The paper is produced in 47 different editions covering events in different

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,''' Virginia, USA, (population 22,354) twinned since 1994. (See the town's location on Multimap) The crisis which resulted from the declaration of war by the Convention against Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain) and the Dutch Republic (1 February 1793, ''see French Revolutionary Wars''), and a little later against Spain, made Fouché famous as one of the Jacobin radicals holding

power in Paris. While the armies of the First Coalition threatened the north-east of France, a revolt of the Royalist peasants (Revolt in the Vendée) in Brittany and La Vendée menaced the Convention on the west. That body sent Fouché with a colleague, Villers, as representatives on mission invested with almost dictatorial powers for the crushing of the revolt of "the whites" (the royalist colour). The vigour with which he carried out these duties earned him

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; their activities also connected Cornwall strongly with Ireland, Brittany, Scotland, and Wales, where many of these saints were trained or formed monasteries. The Cornish saints were often closely connected to the local civil rulers; in a number of cases, the saints were also kings. Chafing under the restraints of the schools, he traveled to Brittany, where at Pont-Aven and Concarneau he turned his attention to marine painting and landscape (landscape painting). Although French

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painting their way throughout the southwest, and to places like Canadian Rockies in British Columbia, and Alberta, Canada, and then exhibiting in the Los Angeles area. Sometimes their trips would be hiking into the backcountry, looking for undisturbed places of raw, and rare beauty, to paint, sometimes for weeks. After finding success during this period, the trio took a two-yearpainting tour” of Europe, 1922-1924. Painting in Brittany, Paris, Provence, Switzerland, and Venice. Of course his favorite place in Europe was the Alps, painting ''The Great White Peak'' of Mont Blanc, which in the spring of 1923, the Paris Salon gave ''"an honorable mention"''. Some good examples of shear zones of the strike-slip type are the South Armorican Shear Zone (Armorican Massif#Geology) and the North Armorican Shear Zone in Brittany, the North Anatolian Fault Zone in Turkey, and the Dead Sea Fault (Dead Sea Transform) in Israel. Shear zones of the transform type are the San Andreas Fault in California, and the Alpine Fault in New Zealand. A shear zone of the thrust type is the Moine Thrust in northwestern Scotland. An example for the subduction zone setting is the Japan Median Tectonic Line. Detachment fault related shear zones can be found in southeastern California, e.g. the Whipple Mountain Detachment Fault (Whipple Mountains#Geology). An example of a huge anastomosing shear-zone is the Borborema Shear Zone (Borborema Plateau) in Brazil. Barzaz Breizh The "Ballads of Brittany". Barz is the equivalent of "bard" and Breizh means "Brittany") is a collection of Breton (Brittany) popular songs collected by Théodore Hersart de la Villemarqué (Theodore Claude Henri, Vicomte Hersart de la Villemarque) and published in 1839. It was compiled from oral tradition and preserves traditional folk tales, legends and music. Hersart de la Villemarqué grew up in the manor of Plessix in Nizon, near Pont-Aven, and was half Breton himself. thumb Leroy performing at the 2010 Les Francofolies de Spa Francofolies (File:Spa 05 jpg.jpg) in Spa (Spa, Belgium) (Belgium). Leroy released a fourth studio album, ''Bretonne'', on 6 December 2010. Cover versions of traditional celtic (celtic music) songs such as "Mná na h-Éireann", and contemporary songs such as Christophe Miossec's (Christophe Miossec) "Brest" were included on the album. Most of the songs related to Brittany, the singer's birthplace, four sung in Breton (Breton language). Leroy collaborated with Jon Kelly for the musical arrangements. "Fourth Studio Album Release Information" The album topped the French album charts (List_of_number-one_hits_of_2011_(France)#Albums_chart) for 7 weeks. Abbot of Llancarfan In adulthood, Cadoc refused to take charge of his father's army, preferring to fight for Christ instead. He proselytized over a large area of Wales and Brittany. He built a church and monastery at (or near) Llancarfan (now in the south of Glamorgan): according to legend two stags came forward and Cadoc was able to yoke them to a cart to help with the building works. As a result, Cadoc is often pictured with a stag, and the current church at Llancarfan boasts a weathervane in the shape of one; the Welsh name ''Lancarfan'' means ''Church of the Stags''. Chandlery, P. (1912). Welsh Monastic Foundations. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Retrieved November 25, 2011 from New Advent: is credited with the establishment of churches in Dyfed , Cornwall and Brittany. The church at Llanspyddid, three km west of Brecon, however, is likely to be named for Cadoc son of Brychan. O'Conor attended the Metropolitan School and Royal Hibernian Academy early in his career. Tate Institution - O'Conor Biography Like his classmate, Richard Moynan, O'Conor would travel to Antwerp then Paris to gain further experience.


interpretation, the bagad. The pipe band idiom has also been adopted and applied to the Spanish (Spanish bagpipes) gaita as well. Additionally, bagpipes have often been used in various films depicting moments from Scottish and Irish history; the film Braveheart and the theatrical show Riverdance have served to make the uilleann pipes more commonly known. The Brythonic languages derive from the British language (British language (Celtic)), spoken throughout Britain south

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. The statue was placed in the square fronted by the cathedral. Renan's head was turned away from the building, while Athena, beside him, was depicted raising her arm, which was interpreted as indicating a challenge to the church during an anti-clerical phase in French official culture. The installation was accompanied by a mass protest from local Roman Catholics and a religious service against the growth of skepticism and secularism.


'''Brittany''' ( .

The historical province of Brittany is now split among five French departments: Finistère in the west, Côtes-d'Armor in the north, Ille-et-Vilaine in the north east, Loire-Atlantique in the south east and Morbihan in the south on the Bay of Biscay. Since reorganisation in 1956, the modern administrative region of Brittany (Brittany (administrative region)) comprises only four of the five Breton departments, or 80% of historical Brittany. The remaining area of old Brittany, the Loire-Atlantique department around Nantes, now forms part of the Pays de la Loire region.

At the 2010 census, the population of historic Brittany was estimated to be 4,475,295. Of these, 71% lived in the region of Brittany, while 29% lived in the Loire-Atlantique department. In 2008, the largest metropolitan areas were Nantes (854,807 inhabitants), Rennes (654,478 inhabitants), and Brest (Brest, France) (311,735 inhabitants).

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