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Map of France showing the general location of the historical Vexin region.
The Vexin is a former region in Francemarker, divided since the 10th century between Norman Vexin (Vexin normand) and French Vexin (Vexin français).

The Gaulish tribe of the Veliocasses, whose capital was at Rouenmarker, gave their name to the region that became known as the Vexin, later to become a county. The Norman incursions under Rollo of Normandy were halted by the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte in 911 which established the Duchy of Normandy and fixed its boundary with the territory of the Kingdom of France along the river Eptemarker. This divided the county of Vexin into two parts:






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