Summary

Abbeville is a commune or township in the Picardie region of northern France.

It is located at the head of the Abbeville Canal, and is 45 km (28 mi) northwest of Amiens. In Evelyn’s period, it was the lowest crossing point on the Somme river.

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Further reading

  • Wikipedia article on Abbeville

Sources

  • Wikipedia for background.