'Chambers of Reunion' meet at Metz, Breisach, Besançon and Tournai

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Historical Context Note

'Chambers of Reunion' , courts established by Louis XIV expressly to enlarge the territory of the French kingdom, meet at Metz, Breisach, Besançon and Tournai. They claim for France certain towns on the left bank of the Rhine.
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Editors. "'Chambers of Reunion' meet at Metz, Breisach, Besançon and Tournai". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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