Definition of Artois
1. Noun. A former province of northern France near the English Channel (between Picardy and Flanders).
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Literary usage of Artois
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Restoration of Monarchy in France by Alphonse de Lamartine (1872)
"The Count d'artois — His character—His position at Court and in France in 1789—His flight from Versailles—His travels in Belgium, Italy, Germany, ..."
2. The History of England from the Accession of Henry III. to the Death of by Thomas Frederick Tout (1905)
"In 1336, Edward offered a refuge in England to Robert of artois, ... The grandson of the Count Robert of artois who was slain in 1302 at Courtrai, ..."
3. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"The towns on the Somme, redeemed and again recovered, passed on the fall of Charles the Bold once Recovered more into French hands. So did artois itself, ..."
4. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"In, 1336, Edward offered a refuge in England to Robert of artois, ... The grandson of the Count Robert of artois who was slain in 1302 at Courtrai, ..."
5. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the by Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Bon-Joseph Dacier, Pierre Desrey (1867)
"Having entered artois, he advanced to Arques "f- and ... While these things were passing in artois and Flanders, sir Thomas Kind and lord Faul- ..."
6. Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries: From the by Jean Froissart, Thomas Johnes (1862)
"T, count d'artois, was the man above all others who had most assisted king Philip to gain possession of the crown ; he was one of the wisest and greatest ..."