[bur-zhuh-rak; French ber-zhuh-rak]
- Sa·vi·nien Cy·ra·no de [sav-in-yen sir-uh-noh duh; French sa-vee-nyan see-ra-naw duh] /ˌsæv ɪnˈyɛn ˈsɪr əˌnoʊ də; French sa viˈnyɛ̃ si raˈnɔ də/, 1619–55, French soldier, swordsman, and writer: hero of play by Rostand.
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Three hundred more Huguenots rode into Bergerac in the course of the day.Saint Bartholomew's Eve
G. A. Henty
Bergerac is the seat of a sub-prefect and has tribunals of first instance and of commerce and a communal college.
In 1577 he secured the treaty of Bergerac, which foreshadowed the edict of Nantes.
Their right of worship was indeed restricted to the domains of nobles,Treaty of Bergerac.
The clauses of this famous Edict followed closely on the lines of the Treaty of Bergerac of 1577.
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