Poitou was a province of west-central France whose capital city was Poitiers. Richard of Cornwall ( 5 January 1209 – 2 April 1272) was Count of Poitou (from 1225 to 1243 Earl of Cornwall (from The House of Plantagenet (planˈtadʒɪnɪt also called the House of Anjou, or the First Angevin dynasty, was originally a noble The Kingdom of France was organised into Provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the département This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Poitiers is a town on the Clain River in west central France.
The region of Poitou was called Thifalia (or Theiphalia) in the sixth century. The Taifals, Taifali, Taifalae, Tayfals, or Theifali were a Barbarian people settled by the late Roman Empire in Poitou
There is a marshland called the Poitevin marsh (French Marais Poitevin) on the gulf of Poitou, on the west coast of France, just north of La Rochelle. In Geography, a marsh, or morass, is a type of Wetland which is subject The Marais Poitevin (Poitevin Marsh also known as Venise Verte (Green Venice is a marsh region in Western France, a remnant of the former La Rochelle is a city in western France, and a Seaport on the Bay of Biscay, a part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Many of the Acadians who settled in what is now Nova Scotia beginning in 1604 and later to New Brunswick, came from the region of Poitou. This article is about the Acadian people and culture The Acadians (Acadiens are the descendants of the seventeenth-century French Nova Scotia (ˌnəʊvəˈskəʊʃə ( Latin for New Scotland; Alba Nuadh Nouvelle-Écosse is a Canadian province located on Canada 's New Brunswick ( French: Nouveau-Brunswick /nuvobʁɔnzwik/ is one of Canada 's three Maritime provinces and is the only constitutionally After the Acadians were deported by the British beginning in 1755, a number of Acadians eventually took refuge in Poitou. Deportation, not to be confused with Extradition, generally means the expulsion of someone from a place or Country. See also Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain (Breatainn Mhòr Prydain Fawr Breten Veur Graet Breetain is the larger of the two main islands Year 1755 ( MDCCLV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or A large portion of these refugees also migrated to Louisiana in 1785 and following years became known as Cajuns (see Cajuns). According to the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is a person who owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race The State of Louisiana ( or, État de Louisiane, pronounced) is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America Year 1785 ( MDCCLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Cajuns ('keʒən les Cadiens are an Ethnic group mainly living in Louisiana, consisting of the descendants of Acadian exiles and peoples of other
There is also a shaggy breed of donkeys, developed in the region known as Poitou. The donkey or ass, Equus asinus, is a member of the Equidae or horse family and an odd-toed ungulate. They are well known for their pleasant demeanour and sure-footedness. They are generally approximately 11"2 hands high.