The Nuttall Encyclopedia
An interesting old town in West France, dep. Charente-Inférieure, on the Charente, 28 m. SE. of Rochefort; known in ancient times as Mediolanum; has some splendid Roman remains, a cathedral, &c.; manufactures copper and iron goods, leather, &c.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Saintes'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/saintes.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.