The History of France, Volume 2

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1860 - France
 

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Contents

Ambition of the Duke of Orleans
47
Jean Sans Peur causes the Duke of Orleans to be murdered 1407
54
The Liegeois rebel against their Bishop
60
CHAP XIV
66
Gerson his Character
73
Renewal of Feud between the Party of Burgundy and that
80
Peace of Bicetre
82
Treaty of Auxerre 1412
88
Cabochiens break into the Palace insult the Dauphin and carry
96
The Armagnacs Masters of Paris
102
Demand of Henry the Fifth of England
109
Battle of Agincourt 113
115
Death of second Dauphin Title of Heir to the Crown falls to
121
Siege of Rouen by Henry
127
His Murder September 1419
133
Siege of Meaux 139
139
English Armies though victorious in the Field too weak to gar
145
Rash Conduct of the Duke of Gloucester
151
Battle of Herrings
158
She enters Orleans
164
She conducts the King triumphantly to Rheims
170
Jeanne dArc arraigned at Rouen
176
Defence of Normandy by Duke of Bedford
184
Treaty of Arras by which the Duke of Burgundy acknow
193
Removal of Court and Royal Residence to the Loire and Cessation
197
Estates of Orleans 1439
203
The Nobles conspire again
210
The Council of Basle Charles adopts its Decrees amongst these
217
XVUl CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME
222
Resumption of Hostilities with the English
225
Jacques Coeur
233
Ghenters defeated by the Duke at the Battle of Gavre
240
His Character
246
Character of the new King
250
Kings first fiscal Measure
256
Louis recovers from Burgundy the Towns on the Somme 1463
264
Battle of Montlhery 271
272
Failure of the civic Principle
278
His Successor Charles the Rash is imperilled in Ghent
284
Louis is captured at Peronne
291
The Duke aids Edward to restore the House of York and
298
Charles aims at acquiring Territories on the Rhine
304
Charless Journey to the Rhine and Quarrel with the Swiss
310
Execution of the Constable St Pol 317
317
He lays siege to Nancy 1477
324
Flemings gallantly support Mary of Burgundy
330
The Italians league against him
386
CHAP XIX
395
First Appointment of a Prime Minister
401
Capture of Ludovic Sforza
407
Cordova drives the French from Naples
414
Marriage agreed upon between Charles of Austria and Claude
420
The Sanction by the Estates at Tours 1506 422
422
Venetians defeated at Battle of Agnadello 1509
428
Gallantry of Gaston de Foix at Brescia
434
Battle of Spurs won by the English 1513
440
Character of Louis the Twelfth
446
Marriage of the Queen Dowager Francis passes the Alps with
453
Decline of the learned Professions
459
The Imperial Electors
465
Election of Charles June 1519
466
Lautrec the French Commander repulsed at the Bicocca 1522
473
Bonnivet leads the French Army into Italy
479
Capture of the King
485
Liberation of Francis
491
Bourbon marches against Rome
497
He besieges Naples 1528
503
Beginning of the Reformation
512
Execution of Berquin 518
518
Treaty of Henry and Francis at Boulogne 1532
525
Huguenot Placards insulting the Mass affixed to the Door of
531
Francis occupies Turin 1536
537
Meeting between Charles and Francis at AiguesMortes
543
Montmorency and Chabot disgraced
550
French invade Roussillon
553
Battle of Cerisolles 1544
560
The French try to retake Boulogne
566
Military Incapacity of the Period 671
572
Charless Attempts at religious Compromise
578
The Massacre of Merindol and Cabrieres 584
584
His Policy and Character
590
Influence of Guise and Diana
593
Henry visits Piedmont
599
Reaction against Charles in Germany
605
Charles besieges Metz 1552
611
The Pope turns against Charles
617
He is recalled
624
Capture of Guines
630
Savoy restored to the Duke
636
Edict of Chateaubriand
640
Henrys Visit to it
646

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Page 507 - Francis disdained such aims and spurned such duties. He gave himself up to his pleasures, — framed a court of which licentiousness was the habit, and from which justice, temperance, and every Christian as well as chivalric virtue was banished. During 'the first years of his reign, the king bestowed his affections upon the Countess de Chateaubriand, of the family of Foix, sister of Lautrec. The Duchess of Etampes, who succeeded her in the monarch's favour, was remarkable for...
Page 639 - Jesus Christ ; to make the Mass a sacrifice for the sins of the dead and living, is a sacrilege and an abomination," Henry flung a plate at him, and sent him to prison.
Page 183 - Arc did was to restore their confidence ; this was her good fortune or her mission. It was with the same town militia of Orleans with which she had stormed the English bastides, that Jeanne took Jargeau and drove the English from the Loire.
Page 491 - Turkish horse, and rode with exultation to St. Jean de Luz, and from thence to Bayonne, where his mother and friends awaited him.
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