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ID: 7008267
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008267

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Chartres (inhabited place)  Chartres (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 26 54 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.4482  decimal degrees
Long: 001 29 30 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.4917  decimal degrees

Note: Chartres is the capital of Eure-et-Loir d├ępartement, located in northwestern France, southwest of Paris, on the left bank of the Eure River. It is noted for the important Gothic cathedral, Notre-Dame, dating from the mid-13th century; it replaced a 12th-century church. Also noted for the Church of Saint-Pierre, mainly built in the 13th century. Chartres was sold to the king of France in 1286, but the English occupied it for 15 years during the Hundred Years War. It was raised to the rank of a duchy in 1528. Thrived as one of the pilgrimage sites on route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, home of the shrine dedicated to Saint James, the patron saint of Spain; French pilgrimage routes to Compostela tended to follow old Roman roads, many of which continued to be utilized as primary roads of communication during the Middle Ages. Modern Chartres has agricultural industries which include fertilizers and farm equipment.

Names:
Chartres (preferred,C,V)
Autricum (H,V)  ............ ancient
Civitas Carnutum (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Centre-Val de Loire (region (administrative division))  ............  Centre-Val de Loire (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Chartres (inhabited place)  ................  Chartres (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was capital of the Carnutes, who at first resisted the Romans but later submitted after the defeat of Vercingetorix
city (C)
department capital (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
agricultural center (C)
capital (H)  ............  of ancient Beuce
countship (H)  ............  during Middle Ages
duchy (H)  ............  during reign of Francis I, 1528

Sources and Contributors:
Autricum..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 245
Chartres..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 133
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 43
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Civitas Carnutum..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 245
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 133
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1418879
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 43
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 245
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 9 July 2003
..........  Shaver-Crandell and Gerson, Pilgrim's Guide to Santiago de Compostela (1995) 168-170

 

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