|Mayor||François Baroin (UMP)
|Elevation||118 m (387 ft) avg.|
|Land area1||13.20 km2 (5.10 sq mi)|
|- Density||4,662 /km2 (12,070 /sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||10387/ 10000|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
|2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|
Troyes is a commune of France. It is the capital city of the Aube department in north-central France. It is on the Seine river about 150 km (93 mi) southeast of Paris. It was briefly the capital of France in the early 15th century.
History[change | change source]
In 1417, the Duke of Burgandy and Isabeau of Bavaria, wife of Charles VI of France, planned to establish the capital of France at Troyes. This included a court, council, and parliament with comptroller's offices.
Timeline[change | change source]
- 878 – Louis the Stammerer is crowned King of France by Pope John VIII
- 1262 – Pope Urban IV begins construction of church in honor of St Urban.
- 1285 – Philip the Fair confirms traditional privileges of the city
- 1420 – Treaty of Troyes
- 1429 – Joan of Arc and the Dauphin of France enter the city.
- 1524 – Fire destroyed much of the medieval city
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Aube," Encyclopedia Britannica (1910), Vol. 2, p. 888.
- "Troyes," Junior Encyclopedia Britannica (1897), Vol. 3, p. 591.
- "Troyes," Encyclopedia Britannica (1911), Vol. 27, p. 320.
- Perkins, George Roberts. (1852). The Practical Arithmetic, p. 111.
- "Troyes," Americanized Encyclopedia Britannica (1890), p. 5930.
- "Troyes," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2011-11-29.
- Kane, Tina. (2001). The Troyes Memoire: The Making of a Medieval Tapestry, p. 54.
- Hill, David J. (1906). A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe, Vol. 2, p. 69.
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