|• Mayor (2008–2014)||François Baroin (UMP)|
|Area1||13.20 km2 (5.10 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,662.4/km2 (12,076/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|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]
The first Lord of Troyes was Gwain de Nantouillet in 884.
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
- 884 – Gwain de Nantouillet is crowned Lord of Troyes by the king of France Charles the Fat
- 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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