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Affair of The Diamond Necklace

  1. Affair of the Diamond Necklace: A scandal at the court of Louis XVI in 1785 that discredited the French monarchy at the eve of the Revolution.
  2. Affair of the diamond necklace - The affair in fiction The Affair of the Necklace, 2001 movie. (Web site)
  3. The "Affair of the Diamond Necklace" was the scandal which raised French hatred of Marie Antoinette to a fever pitch. (Web site)
  4. The Affair of the Diamond Necklace was a mysterious incident in the 1780s at the court of Louis XVI of France involving the queen Marie Antoinette.
  5. The Affair of the Diamond Necklace: The fabulous diamond necklace, costly as a warship, unsaleable.

Air Disasters

  1. Air Disasters is a case by case study of more specific accidents, each with its own chapter.


  1. Albreda was a French exclave in The Gambia on the north bank of the Gambia River, variously described as a 'trading post' or a 'slave fort'. (Web site)
  2. Albreda was the main French post on the river. (Web site)


  1. Albret is a Gascon family celebrated in French history.


  1. Algeria is a country in Africa. (Web site)
  2. Algeria is a country in North Africa. (Web site)
  3. Algeria is a leading military power in North Africa and has its force oriented toward its western ( Morocco) and eastern ( Libya) borders. (Web site)
  4. Algeria is a leading military power in the region and has demonstrated remarkable success in its struggle against terrorism.
  5. Algeria is a member of the Arab League. (Web site)


  1. Alsace-Lorraine is a Germany province, west of the Rhine River. (Web site)
  2. Alsace-Lorraine is a borderland between Germany and France; the inhabitants are both French and German, and in some ways neither. (Web site)

Amboise Conspiracy

  1. The Amboise conspiracy was the conspiracy of Cond-- and the Huguenots in 1560 against Francis II, Catherine de' Medici, and the Guises. (Web site)

Angevin Empire

  1. The Angevin Empire is a modern term defining retrospectively the lands of the Plantagenets: Henry II, Richard I and John Lackland.
  2. The Angevin Empire was not an institution, but a personal ascendancy. (Web site)
  3. The Angevin Empire was probably more impressive on the map than in reality and lacked both unity and purpose. (Web site)
  4. The term "Angevin Empire" refers to the lands held by the family of the counts of Anjou. (Web site)
  5. There was no such thing as an imperial title, as the term "Angevin Empire" may imply.

Antoine De Beauterne

  1. The King charged his personal gun carrier, Antoine de Beauterne, with putting an end to the interminable problem.
  2. Antoine de Beauterne's approach and intuition had paid off.
  3. Nell'estate del 1765, Antoine de Beauterne, archibugiere del re, fece strage di lupi. (Web site)


  1. An Appanage was a concession of a fief by the sovereign to his youngest sons, while the eldest son became king on the death of his father.
  2. An appanage was a concession of a fief by the sovereign to his younger sons, while the eldest son became king on the death of his father.
  3. Appanage is also the word used to describe the funds given by the state to certain royal families, for instance the Danish Royal Family. (Web site)

Archdiocese of Cambrai

  1. Under the old regime the Archdiocese of Cambrai had forty-one abbeys, eighteen of which belonged to the Benedictines. (Web site)
  2. The Archdiocese of Cambrai comprises the greater part of the d--partement of Nord of France.
  3. Province of Cambrai Archdiocese of Cambrai --- Became a metropolitan see in 1559. (Web site)

Auld Alliance

  1. The Auld Alliance is a famous treaty between Scotland and France dating back to 1293.
  2. The Auld Alliance is a restaurant with rooms run by Lydie.
  3. The Auld Alliance was a military alliance between the countries of France, Norway, and Scotland.


  1. Austrasia is a historical region, completely unreleated to Bergamo and to Italy. (Web site)
  2. Austrasia is the name of a kingdom whose existence is documented from 511 to 751. (Web site)
  3. Austrasia was again neglected until, in 633, the people demanded the king's son as their own king again.
  4. Austrasia was also used as a term for northeast Italy, as opposed to Neustria, which meant the northwest.
  5. Austrasia was constantly troubled by dynastic rivalries between its rulers and those of the neighboring kingdom of Neustria . (Web site)


  1. Barbie is a best-selling doll launched at the American International Toy Fair on March 9, 1959.
  2. Barbie is a best-selling fashion doll launched in 1959 .
  3. Barbie is a little dissapointing when the glamour fades. (Web site)
  4. Barbie is a playwright, travel writer, author and an award winning screenwriter.
  5. Barbie is a registered trademark by MATTEL. Inc.

Basque History

  1. Basque history was only heard as stories or legends.


  1. Bastides are fortified towns.
  2. Bastides were built maily between 1229 and 1373.
  3. Bastides were the first attempt at urban planning by a country taking halting steps toward being the France we know today.
  4. The bastides were also an attempt by landowners to generate revenues from taxes on trade rather than tithes (taxes on production). (Web site)

Blue Army

  1. The Blue Army was created to end the red army of communism.
  2. The blue army is a French one under JUNOT; the other an English one under SIR ARTHUR WELLESLEY--portion of that recently landed.


  1. The only remaining Bonapartist claimants since 1879, and today, have been the descendants of Jerome and Catherine of W--rttemburg in the male line. (Web site)
  2. The Band_of_the_10th_of_December was a secret Bonapartist society organized mainly from among lumpen proletariat, opportunists, military leaders, etc. (Web site)
  3. This was followed by the Thermidorian reaction and the Bonapartist counter-revolution. (Web site)


  1. Partisan use of the term "Burgundian" arose from a feud between John, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orl--ans.


  1. The Burgundians were conquered in 534 by the Merovingian rulers of the Franks and were later absorbed into the Carolingian Empire.
  2. The Burgundians were one of the Germanic peoples who filled the power vacuum left by the collapse of the western half of the Roman Empire. (Web site)
  3. The Burgundians were resettled by A--tius near Lugdunum in 443.


  1. Calais is the nation's major passenger port, handling a significant volume of English Channel traffic.
  2. Calais was subsequently developed as an English military and trading base, and was not retaken by the French until 1558. (Web site)


  1. They agreed to end all claims over each other's realm, setting a new stage of Capetian and Ottonian relationships.
  2. This allowed Brittany a measure of autonomy again, although continuing to give lip service to Capetian sovereignty. (Web site)
  3. After the Capetian Miracle, no further margraves were appointed and "Neustria" disappeared as a European political term. (Web site)


  1. The name "Carolingian" itself derives from the Latin name of Charles Martel: Carolus.


  1. The Carolingians were 10 years later restored in France, and ruled until 987, when the last Frankish King, Louis V, died.
  2. The Carolingians were displaced in most of the regna of the Empire in 888. (Web site)

Charles Maurras

  1. Charles Maurras, défenseur de la vérité, par Camille Grignon.
  2. Témoin au Procès de Charles Maurras, par Marcel Justinien.
  3. Correspondance échangée entre Charles Maurras et Xavier vallat de Mars 1950 à Novembre 1952. (Web site)


  1. He concluded treaties with Cadoudal and other Chouan leaders; and it seemed as if things would be better. (Web site)
  2. In Vend-e and Brittany, there are streets bearing Chouan names, but only a few, and only since fairly recently. (Web site)
  3. Their "chouan" rallying cry became a source of terror for republican stragglers in the deep remote country of the marshes and forests of Vend-e. (Web site)

Cisalpine Republic

  1. Later in 1797, Bonaparte organized many of the French-dominated territories in Italy into the Cisalpine Republic.
  2. In 1799 it was suggested to Napoleon by the Assembly that the Cisalpine Republic should be renamed Italy. (Web site)

Code Noir

  1. The Code noir is one of the many laws inspired by Colbert. (Web site)

Comtat Venaissin

  1. Comtat Venaissin is limited by the rivers Rhône and Durance and the Mount Ventoux. (Web site)
  2. Ceded by Philip III (the Bold) of France to the pope in 1274, the Comtat Venaissin remained papal territory until 1791, when it was annexed by France.
  3. The town served as the capital of the Comtat Venaissin from 1229 to 1791. (Web site)


  1. Conciergerie is a prison in Paris which began as part of the palace of King Philippe IV of France ( Philippe the Fair ) ( 1284 - 1314 ).
  2. The Conciergerie is a building, which flanks Quai de 1'Horloge. (Web site)
  3. The Conciergerie is a former prison in Paris and is part of the larger complex known as the Palais de Justice. (Web site)
  4. The Conciergerie is a former prison in Paris, located on the west of the --le de la Cit--, near the Cathedral of Notre-Dame.
  5. The Conciergerie is a great place for teaching kids the consequences of bad behavior. (Web site)

Constable of France

  1. Marshal of France and later Marshal of the Empire, (1190 - 1967), alternated between being junior to and then senior to the Constable of France.
  2. During the reign of Napoleon I, Louis had been made the Count of Saint-Leu and in 1808 he was made Constable of France, a strictly honorary title.
  3. The earl of Douglas was made Constable of France in 1421. (Web site)

Constitution of France

  1. The immutability of the constitution of France is a necessary consequence of the laws of that country.
  2. For that reason, a vote was taken to amend the Constitution of France in order to make the two documents compatible.
  3. Current constitutional attributions The constitutional attributions of the president are defined in Title II of the Constitution of France. (Web site)

Corruption Scandals In The Paris Region

  1. Former mayors Jacques Chirac and Jean Tiberi were cited in corruption scandals in the Paris region.
  2. He was named in corruption scandals concerning the public housing projects of the Hauts-de-Seine (see Corruption scandals in the Paris region). (Web site)
  3. Jean Tiberi and his wife Xavi--re Tiberi were involved in some corruption scandals in the Paris region in which Mr Tiberi was accused of vote-rigging. (Web site)

Counts of Foix

  1. The counts of Foix were an old and distinguished French family which flourished from the 11th to the 15th century. (Web site)

County of Foix

  1. The County of Foix was officially incorporated to France in 1607. (Web site)

Croix De Feu

  1. Croix de Feu was a French nationalist group of the Interwar period. (Web site)
  2. The Croix de Feu were primarily a group of veterans of the First World War — those who had been awarded the Croix de guerre.
  3. The Croix de Feu were primarily a group of veterans of the First World War --- those who had been awarded the Croix de guerre.
  4. The Croix de feu was a fascist veterans group in France that was involved in a failed coup there.

De La Rochejacquelein

  1. In 1505 Gui Duverger married Ren--e, heiress of Jacques Lemartin, seigneur de La Rochejacquelein, whose name he assumed.
  2. Il est le fr--re pu--n-- de Henri et Auguste du Vergier de La Rochejacquelein.


  1. But such jobs are driven out by dirigisme in Paris and New York.
  2. Although dirigisme could boast numerous showcase successes such as a nationwide nuclear program, its larger impact on France was inflationary.
  3. Dirigisme did work in France at reducing oil use. (Web site)


  1. Doctrinaires was the name given to the leaders of the moderate and constitutional Royalists in France after the second restoration of Louis XVIII in 1815.
  2. The Doctrinaires were ready to allow the king a large discretion in the choice of his ministers and the direction of national policy. (Web site)


  1. Louis Lacour : La carte à payer d'une dragonnade normande en 1685 (1857). (Web site)
  2. La dragonnade est le logement forc-- de dragons, soldats du roi, chez les huguenots.

Drancy Deportation Camp

  1. Drancy deportation camp was an infamous temporary prison camp in the city of Drancy, north of Paris. (Web site)
  2. The Drancy deportation camp was an infamous temporary prison camp in the city of Drancy , north of Paris , France .

Dreyfus Affair

  1. The Dreyfus Affair is a major European conspiracy with the Jesuit hand, against the Jews, attempting to foment a war between France and Germany. (Web site)
  2. The Dreyfus Affair is a memorable event in the history of France that is still remembered today.
  3. The Dreyfus Affair was a case of espionage that ended by shaking France to the core, revealing a hidden layer of anti-Semitism.
  4. The Dreyfus Affair was a political cover-up which divided France for many years in the late 19th century .
  5. The Dreyfus Affair was a political scandal which divided France for many years during the late 19th century. (Web site)

Drumont Edouard

  1. Lors du scandale de Panama, son journal "La libr DRUMONT Edouard.
  2. DRUMONT Edouard Adolphe - La fin d'un monde, --tude psychologique et sociale.

Duke of Mercoeur

  1. Post a question or answer questions about "Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur" at WikiAnswers. (Web site)
  2. But in 1582, the Duke of Mercoeur, was appointed governor of Brittany by his brother-in-law, Henri III. He was a staunch Catholic but with a wily nature. (Web site)

Dukes of Aquitaine

  1. Among the most powerful of these were the dukes of Aquitaine and of Burgundy and the counts of Flanders, of Toulouse, of Blois, and of Anjou. (Web site)
  2. This is a family tree of the Dukes of Aquitaine, between 898 and 1204.
  3. The authority of the dukes of Aquitaine held good, therefore, only in the immediate vicinities of Poitiers, their capital, and Bordeaux. (Web site)

Dukes of Burgundy

  1. Artois was lost by Robert's male heirs, passing through a female line, and eventually was inherited by the Dukes of Burgundy. (Web site)
  2. In the following genealogy, we see the whole lot pass to the Dukes of Burgundy and then to the Hapsburg Kings of Spain. (Web site)
  3. The Counts of Provence (or Arles) seem to begin with a tangle of marriages between the Kings of Burgundy, the Counts of Arles, and the Dukes of Burgundy. (Web site)

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