go to exhibit home page go to history section go to objects section go to shields section

Languedoc shieldLanguedoc

(läng-dôk´) (pron: long-doke)

Capital: Toulouse (pron: too-looz)
French annexation: 1271

The cross on this shield is the Cross of Toulouse, possibly a modification of the Latin Cross attributed to the crusades of 1099.

Languedoc provincial map