Online Encyclopedia

ARDRES

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 451 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: del.icio.us del.icio.us it!
ARDRES, a town of northern France in the department of Pas-de-Calais, 101 m. by rail S.S.E. of Calais, with which it is also connected by a canal. Pop. (1906) 1269. The " Field of the Cloth of Gold," where Henry VIII. of England and Francis I. of France met in 1520, was at Balinghem in the immediate neighbourhood. The town is an important market for cattle.
End of Article: ARDRES
[back]
ARDMORE
[next]
ARDROSSAN

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.