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Carcassonne

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Location type: City
Location address: Carcassonne
Number of texts: 2
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Carcassonne became famous in its role in the Albigensian Crusades, when the city was a stronghold of occitan cathars. In August 1209 the crusading army of Simon de Montfort forced its citizens to surrender. The Cathars were being expelled from Carcassonne.

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Linked themes: History, Religion

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