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is a commune
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in the Saône-et-Loire
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department in the region
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in eastern France
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The name Verosvres is derived from the Gallic
The Gaulish language is an extinct Celtic language that was spoken by the Gauls, a people who inhabited the region known as Gaul from the Iron Age through the Roman period...
meaning "true" or "good" and briga
meaning "fortress": thus giving "Good castle".
In 1920, the town of Verosvres formed "an agglomeration of about eighty houses, including one for the post office and telegraph." The town was then served by a railway line, now defunct, which connected Paray-le-Monial
Paray-le-Monial is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Burgundy in eastern France.-History:Paray existed before the monks who gave it its surname of Le Monial, for when Count Lambert of Chalon, together with his wife Adelaide and his friend Mayeul de Cluny, founded there in...
Mâcon is a small city in central France. It is prefecture of the Saône-et-Loire department, in the region of Bourgogne, and the capital of the Mâconnais district. Mâcon is home to over 35,000 residents, called Mâconnais.-Geography:...
, and stopped at a station called "Les Terreaux — Verosvres".
- Verosvres is the birthplace of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, who first inspired devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Roman Catholic Church
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- Pierre Albuisson
Pierre Albuisson is a French postage stamp engraver and designer.- Biography :1970's he studied in the École des Beaux-Arts in Mâcon...
(born in 1952), French postage stamp engraver and designer, presides the Art du timbre gravé association whose headquarters are located in Verosvres.