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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 451 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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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.
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