Place:Bessin, France

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NameBessin
TypeFormer province
Located inFrance


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The Bessin is an area in Normandy, France, corresponding to the territory of the Bajocasse tribe of Gaul who also gave their name to the city of Bayeux, central town of the Bessin.

History

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The territory was annexed by the Duchy of Normandy in 924.

The Bessin corresponds to the former diocese of Bayeux which was incorporated into the Calvados département following the French Revolution.

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