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Should France have been English or England French?

Two nations, France and England, have been thought of as traditional enemies for many centuries. And yet, their histories are closely linked through royal marriages and wars. Once William the Conqueror had crossed the Channel in 1066, things started being very complicated indeed… Each side thought they were right. In fact, the English kings styled themselves Kings of France until 1802! Then came the “Entente Cordiale” a hundred years later, until Brexit… A very complicated relationship indeed…

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