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" ... of playing chess with a wife. Ferrand, Count of Flanders, having constantly defeated the countess at chess, she conceived a hatred against him, which came to such a height, that when the count was taken prisoner at the battle of Bovines, she suffered... "
Physician and patient (Boston, Mass.) - Page 25
1880 - 104 pages
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An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess: Containing One ..., Volumes 1-2

1806
...of Jusaf to the crown. v . FERRAND, COUNT OF FLANDERS, Having been accustomed to' amuse himself at Chess with his wife, and being constantly beaten by...her, a mutual hatred took place ; which came to such an height, that when thé count was taken prisoner at Bovines, she suffered him to remain a long time...
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Festivals, Games & Amusements, Ancient & Modern

Horace Smith - Amusements - 1831 - 355 pages
...warning to such ving constantly defeated the countess at chess, she conceived a hatred against him, which came to such a height, that when the count was...she suffered him to remain a long time in prison, though she could easily have procured his release. Our Charles I. was thus occupied when informed that...
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Festivals, Games, and Amusements, Ancient and Modern

Horace Smith - Amusements - 1831 - 382 pages
...of Flanders, having constantly defeated the countess at chess, she conceived a hatred against him, which came to such a height, that when the count was...she suffered him to remain a long time in prison, though she could easily have procured his release. Our Charles I. was thus occupied when informed that...
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Festivals, Games & Amusements, Ancient & Modern

Horace Smith - Amusements - 1831 - 355 pages
...of Flanders, having constantly defeated the countess at chess, she conceived a hatred against him, which came to such a height, that when the count was taken prisoner at the battle of Bpvines, she suffered him to remain a long time in prison, though she could easily have procured his...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pages
...a curious anecdote of I1 errand, Count of Flanders, who having been accustomed to amuse himself at spread. I Borrnés, she suffered him to remain a lung time in prison, though she could easily have procured his...
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Festivals, Games and Amusements: Ancient and Modern

Horace Smith, Samuel Wordsworth - Amusements - 1832 - 355 pages
...of Flanders, having constantly defeated the countess at chess, she conceived a hatred against him, which came to such a height, that when the count was...of Bovines, she suffered him to remain a long time ill prison, though she could easily have procured his release. but he was so intent upon the game that...
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The year book of daily recreation and information

William Hone - 1832
...having beta accustomed to amuse himself at chess with his wife, and being constantly beaten by lier, a mutual hatred took place ; which came to such a...when the count was taken prisoner at the battle of Borrnés, she suffered him to remain a long time in prison, though she could easily have procured his...
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My Daughter's Book: Containing a Selection of Approved Readings in ...

Anthologies - 1834 - 482 pages
...of Flanders, having constantly defeated the countess at chess, she conceived a hatred against him, which came to such a height, that when the count was...battle of Bovines, she suffered him to remain a long while in prison, though she could have easily procured his release. Our Charles I. was thus occupied...
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The Tin Trumpet: Or, Heads and Tails, for the Wise and Waggish, Volume 2

Horace Smith - 1836
...of Flanders, having constantly defeated the Countess at chess, she conceived a hatred against him, which came to such a height, that when the Count was...she suffered him to remain a long time in prison, though she could easily have procured his release. CHILD — Spoilt. — An unfortunate victim, who...
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The Tin Trumpet, Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish: To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - 1836 - 295 pages
...of Flanders, having constantly defeated the Countess at chess, she conceived a hatred against him, which came to such a height, that when the Count ....she suffered him to remain a long time in prison, though she could easily have procured his release. CHILD — Spoilt. — An unfortunate victim, who...
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