Kœur-la-Petite

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Koeur-la-Petite
Koeur-la-Petite is located in France
Koeur-la-Petite
Koeur-la-Petite
Coordinates: 48°51′20″N 5°29′45″E / 48.8556°N 5.4958°E / 48.8556; 5.4958Coordinates: 48°51′20″N 5°29′45″E / 48.8556°N 5.4958°E / 48.8556; 5.4958
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meuse
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Commercy
Canton Canton of Pierrefitte-sur-Aire
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Sammiellois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Gilson
Area1 20.33 km2 (7.85 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 297
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 55264 /55300
Elevation 217–361 m (712–1,184 ft)
(avg. 222 m or 728 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Kœur-la-Petite is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

In 1464,during the war of the roses (1455-1487) it was a refuge for members of the defeated house of Lancaster. They found shelter at the chateau of Koeur la Petite. Henry VI of England's queen, Margaret of Anjou lived there with Sir John Fortescue, and also the dukes of Exeter and Somerset along with others.

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