County of Toulouse

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The County of Toulouse was a territory in southern France consisting of the city of Toulouse and its environs, ruled by the Count of Toulouse from the late 9th century until the late 13th century.wikipedia
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Septimania

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At times, the Counts of Toulouse or family members were also Counts of Quercy, Rouergue, Albi, Nîmes, Provence and Marquess of Gothia. Septimania, the Visigothic province roughly corresponding to the later county of Toulouse, fell briefly to the Emirate of Córdoba in the 750s before it was conquered into the Kingdom of the Franks by Pippin the Short in 759 following the Siege of Narbonne.
The region was under the influence of the people from the count territories of Toulouse, Provence, and ancient County of Barcelona.

Toulouse

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The County of Toulouse was a territory in southern France consisting of the city of Toulouse and its environs, ruled by the Count of Toulouse from the late 9th century until the late 13th century.
The Frankish conquest of Septimania followed in the 750s, and a quasi-independent County of Toulouse emerged within the Carolingian sub-kingdom of Aquitaine by the late 8th century.

Count of Toulouse

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The County of Toulouse was a territory in southern France consisting of the city of Toulouse and its environs, ruled by the Count of Toulouse from the late 9th century until the late 13th century.
The Count of Toulouse was the ruler of Toulouse during the 8th to 13th centuries.

Languedoc

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The county of Toulouse took its definite shape, from Toulouse in the west to the Rhone River in the east, a unity that would survive until the French Revolution as the province of Languedoc.
Historically, the region was called the County of Toulouse, a county independent from the kings of France.

Duchy of Aquitaine

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In 781, Charlemagne set up the Kingdom of Aquitaine, comprising the whole of Aquitaine (including Gascony) plus the Mediterranean coast from Narbonne to Nîmes (an area then known as Gothia), and gave the crown of Aquitaine to his three-year-old son Louis.
Over the course of its existence, the duchy incorporated the Duchy of Gascony and, until 1271, the County of Toulouse, which now falls in the region of Occitanie.

History of Auvergne

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They were mostly challenged by the dynasty of the counts of Auvergne, ruling over the northeastern part of the former Aquitaine, who claimed the county of Toulouse as their own, and even temporarily ousted the counts of Toulouse from the city of Toulouse.
On Alfonso's death in 1271, Auvergne, along with the County of Toulouse, Poitou and the Comtat Venaissin, reverted to the royal domain.

Crusades

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The end of the 11th century marked the departure of count Raymond IV to the crusades.
The Cathars were brutally suppressed and the autonomous County of Toulouse formally submitted to the crown of France.

Siege of Toulouse (1217–18)

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Simon de Montfort was killed by a stone at the Siege of Toulouse in 1218.

Occitania

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The territory is the center of a region known as Occitania.

Carolingian dynasty

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Under the Carolingians, counts and dukes were appointed by the royal court.

Quercy

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At times, the Counts of Toulouse or family members were also Counts of Quercy, Rouergue, Albi, Nîmes, Provence and Marquess of Gothia.

Rouergue

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At times, the Counts of Toulouse or family members were also Counts of Quercy, Rouergue, Albi, Nîmes, Provence and Marquess of Gothia.

Albi

BleachEpiscopal City of Albi
At times, the Counts of Toulouse or family members were also Counts of Quercy, Rouergue, Albi, Nîmes, Provence and Marquess of Gothia.

Nîmes

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At times, the Counts of Toulouse or family members were also Counts of Quercy, Rouergue, Albi, Nîmes, Provence and Marquess of Gothia. In 781, Charlemagne set up the Kingdom of Aquitaine, comprising the whole of Aquitaine (including Gascony) plus the Mediterranean coast from Narbonne to Nîmes (an area then known as Gothia), and gave the crown of Aquitaine to his three-year-old son Louis.

Provence

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At times, the Counts of Toulouse or family members were also Counts of Quercy, Rouergue, Albi, Nîmes, Provence and Marquess of Gothia.

Gallia Narbonensis

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The Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis fell to the Visigothic Kingdom in the 5th century.

Visigothic Kingdom

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The Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis fell to the Visigothic Kingdom in the 5th century.

Emirate of Córdoba

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Septimania, the Visigothic province roughly corresponding to the later county of Toulouse, fell briefly to the Emirate of Córdoba in the 750s before it was conquered into the Kingdom of the Franks by Pippin the Short in 759 following the Siege of Narbonne.

Francia

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Septimania, the Visigothic province roughly corresponding to the later county of Toulouse, fell briefly to the Emirate of Córdoba in the 750s before it was conquered into the Kingdom of the Franks by Pippin the Short in 759 following the Siege of Narbonne.

Pepin the Short

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Septimania, the Visigothic province roughly corresponding to the later county of Toulouse, fell briefly to the Emirate of Córdoba in the 750s before it was conquered into the Kingdom of the Franks by Pippin the Short in 759 following the Siege of Narbonne.

Siege of Narbonne (752–59)

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Septimania, the Visigothic province roughly corresponding to the later county of Toulouse, fell briefly to the Emirate of Córdoba in the 750s before it was conquered into the Kingdom of the Franks by Pippin the Short in 759 following the Siege of Narbonne.

Charlemagne

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Pippin died in 768 and was followed by his sons Charlemagne and Carloman.

Carloman I

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Pippin died in 768 and was followed by his sons Charlemagne and Carloman.

Hunald II

Because of this event, Hunald II, son of the late Duke Waifer, raised an insurrection against Frankish power in Aquitaine.

Roncesvalles

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On his way back the famous event of Roncesvalles (Roncevaux in French) occurred: Charlemagne's rear-guard was attacked in the pass of the same name by some Basque warriors.