Raised Marquisates

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List Of French Marquisates
... page contains an incomplete list (A-U) of marquisates (French marquisat) that currently, or once did, exist within France or within its conquered provinces ... From the late Middle Ages until the French revolution, marquisates were mainly raised by Letters patent (in French lettres patentes) ... In a few cases, other official acts, such as brevet royal, were used to create marquisates ...

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