In the Middle Ages

Brittany was France's Scotland

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      Today Brittany is the northwestern province of France that pokes out into the sea. In the Middle Ages however, it was a duchy struggling to maintain its independence. Although bordering French territories, it had more in common with the nearby British Isles. England and Brittany shared a strong Celtic culture, the legends of King Arthur, and even the names of cities and places.

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