Nevers Over Time: 1035 - 1328
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Nevers (outlined in red) is located to the west of the duchy of Burgundy. It is south of Champagne, east of Blois and it looks like royal lands of the Capetians just touch it at its northwest border. The Loire ran along its west border. It also shared its western border with the Sire of Issoudun. Its borders were relatively constant over time, as evident particularly from the first and third maps presented here. The title dates from at least the reign of Charles the Bald and continued (right up to the Revolution) though the lands went to the crown long before 1789.
In the 12th century Nevers remained about the same size as in the bracketing centuries, although this map is not as precise in terms of boundaries.
The boundaries remain essentially constant over time, although there were changes. Nevers is outlined in red. Blois contracted to the west and Burgundy held land to the north and east. In 1328 Nevers was not yet a domain of the French crown.