Yvetot

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Yvetot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.wikipedia
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Yvetot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
In 1800 five arrondissements were created within the département, namely Rouen, Le Havre, Dieppe, Neufchatel and Yvetot, although the latter two were disbanded in 1926.

Pays de Caux

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It is in Yvetot that novelist Guy de Maupassant received his primary education; the town itself and its surrounding area, le Pays de Caux feature extensively in his works.
The principal settlements are Le Havre, Dieppe, Fécamp, Yvetot and Étretat.

Max Ingrand

The stained-glass window, considered the largest in Europe with an area of 1046 m², was constructed in the 1950s by Max Ingrand.
Saint-Pierre de Yvetot (at 1046 m² the largest stained glass window in Europe),

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Yvetot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

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Yvetot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

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Yvetot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

France

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Yvetot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Pierre-Jean de Béranger

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The lords of Yvetot bore the title of king from the 15th until the middle of the 16th century, their petty monarchy being popularized in one of Béranger's songs.

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In 1592, Henry IV here defeated the troops of the Catholic League.

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In 1592, Henry IV here defeated the troops of the Catholic League.

Cotton

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The town's prosperity was linked to strong commerce, developed as early as the 17th century, thanks to its fiscal statutes and to cotton spinning, which saw massive expansion after 1794.

Administrative centre

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Until 1926, Yvetot had been chef-lieu of the old arrondissement of Yvetot, and a sub_prefecture.

Arrondissement

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Until 1926, Yvetot had been chef-lieu of the old arrondissement of Yvetot, and a sub_prefecture.

World War II

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In World War II, Yvetot was practically razed in 1940 by the Germans.